Monthly Archives: November 2010

Many thanks. Many people.

There have been rays of light that have helped our family deal with Chad’s difficult journey. I sincerely hope that I have not left anyone out. I just started typing names as they came to me – and my memory … Continue reading

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Chad’s letter

Thank you all for your support today. The girls and I held up a lot better than I anticipated, and I’m certain that a special angel was guiding us through. I wrote a letter to Chad that our dear friend … Continue reading

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Three dresses

It seems our story is beginning and ending with a dress. A prom dress. A wedding dress. And a dress for your service tomorrow. I fondly remember buying a dress for my senior prom. You were a freshman in college … Continue reading

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Girl’s Trust

At the time of the obituary deadline, I didn’t have the girl’s trust established. It is now – the Lanford Children Trust c/o Trustee Annette Nunnery 125 Felicia Court Clayton NC 27520

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The first day without you

Today, I woke up and glanced at the clock. And scolded myself for not getting out of bed. I would surely hit traffic on the way to visit you at the Hospice Home. Then it hit me. Not today. I … Continue reading

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Service plans

Chad’s Memorial Service will be this Saturday, November 13 at Cromartie, Miller & Lee Funeral Home in Dunn, NC. Visitation (no viewing) will be at 12noon, with the service beginning at 2pm. The funeral home is located at 401 West … Continue reading

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For Chad

You’re now napping in Autumn; The doors open, at last. Gentle breezes rush in; You’re released, they brush past. Nap sweetly, my dear. Float in the crisp air. Let dew kiss your fingers And dampen your hair. Fall ushers such … Continue reading

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wednesday, 11.10.2010

Chad passed away at 4:55am today. More details to be announced later.

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Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Today has been a day of great change for Chad. As of right now, his breathing is rapid but shallow. His pulse is weak and his heart rate is irregular. His coloring is also very dusky. He is running a … Continue reading

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weekend roundup 11.06 – 11.07.2010

Saturday The weather was beautiful at my house Saturday morning. A great day for a walk. Yet, it wasn’t so beautiful in Raleigh, only thirty minutes away. TeamLANFORD braved the elements and walked…in the rain! Thank you all! We raised … Continue reading

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