My Life with Peter and without Peter

Peter died on the 12th of December 2020. We had been married since the 21st of December 1956. So, on the 21st of December 2020 we would have been married for 64 years. I knew already by the end of 2019 that his days were numbered. Either his very advanced cancer would be the endContinue reading “My Life with Peter and without Peter”

Living at Home versus Life in a Hostel

This is what I published about three years ago:  auntyuta  Diary, Life in Australia, Old Age  September 16, 2018 I am glad now that I do still live at home and I feel very lucky that Peter, my husband, is still with me. We know that our years together are numbered. Still, we try to enjoy life together forContinue reading “Living at Home versus Life in a Hostel”

Uta’s Diary on Site Nr.3

Some people claim they want never to die. Do they love life really that much. And what sort of ‘unnatural’ life do they want to live if they actually could live ‘forever’? Well, I am grateful for every extra day that I am still allowed to live. But when I have to go, I haveContinue reading “Uta’s Diary on Site Nr.3”

Living alone can be a very lonely Thing!

Yes, living alone can be a very lonely thing. It can happen to men as well as women. I had a very long marriage; 64 years actually! If Peter had lived longer, we would probably still be together. Everybody would think that it was the right thing, that I still lived with my husband. But,Continue reading “Living alone can be a very lonely Thing!”

Thinking about the Future and reflecting about the Past and about what is going on in the Present

This is what I wrote a couple of days ago here: https://auntyuta.com/2021/08/04/wednesday-diary-4th-of-august-2021 Wednesday Diary – 4th of August 2021 There is something that I do not like, namely how I neglect again and again writing down things that are of importance to me. There are now so many long very lonely hours when I have timeContinue reading “Thinking about the Future and reflecting about the Past and about what is going on in the Present”

About Grieving

A good friend of mine pointed out to me that the Grieving Process can take a long time. I googled ‘Grieving Process’ and ended up reading this article: https://www.verywellmind.com/decisions-to-delay-if-youre-grieving-4065127 The heading is as follows: Avoid Making Big Decisions After Experiencing a Death By Chris Raymond  Reviewed by Rachel Goldman, PhD, FTOS Updated on July 21, 2020 . . .Continue reading “About Grieving”

Caress / Ache

https://berlioz1935.wordpress.com/2015/03/29/caress-ache/ Posted on 29/03/2015 by Berlioz1935’s Blog Yesterday my wife and I went to Sydney to see a play by the Australian playwright Suzie Miller, “Caress / Ache”. We like those little outings as they give us the opportunity to see the “Big Smoke” and leave our humdrum existence in the outer reaches of New South WalesContinue reading “Caress / Ache”