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This week has been quieter and we are trying to get back on a routine. I can’t say there won’t be times where we slip and fall backwards.

My granddaughter, Danielle, returned to her job at an insurance office and Zoey returned to spend the days with me.

On Tuesday, Sept. 17, Zoey turned 3 months old.

Our daughter, Cindy had a birthday a few weeks ago. That we have already talked about, but we did not do justice to one part of the party that was really very special,  the birthday cake.

When Margaret Ann Risk woke up one day, she thought about Dr. Martin Luther King’s famous speech,” I Have a Dream.” Little did her friends know that Risk had a dream also. Just like Dr. King, she started working with her friends to bring her dream to fruition.

I want everyone who reads my column to know that I appreciate the compassion you have shown toward me and my family and I am trying to keep busy and in the old routine to move past my sorrows.

I spent Monday trying to get a lot of the paperwork done that needs completing after a death.

One of the benefits of getting together with friends is the sharing of information that takes place. Of course, each group is different. When we meet with other parents who have children in the same school the sharing might be about the courses they are taking.

When the Altamont Fair was in town, I mentioned our friend Fran Ripley. A few days after the Enterprise was delivered, Harvey Levin saw me and said, “I wish I had known Fran was here. When we had the Masonic fast food booth, Fran was my working partner.

I have just lived through one of the worst weeks in my life.

If you were to ask me how I got through it, I would have to say I was very busy.

On Sunday, my daughter, Kathy and her husband, Gary planned a cookout for us as Dan had planned to have one with sausage, peppers and onions.

I am writing this column after going through a very sad weekend. As most of you know, I lost my only son, Danny, to a very tragic accident on Saturday.

On Aug. 28, 1963 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. This year marked the 50th anniversary of that famous speech that has moved many people around the world. We heard, this week, that Dr.