A thousand miles away tonight, but my heart is there on the south side of Chicago as Von’s friends and family gather to say goodbye. My son and his father were there too, which made me very glad. My heart’s a little heavy as I turn in tonight. It is truly the end of an era. Oh dearest Von, we’ll miss you so.
Achromatopsia aging aging parents alzheimers anxiety arts center aviation backyard chickens bass birding birds birthday blogging boy busking chicago chickens childhood community arts center country life death dementia depression diet divorce dying elderly eleven year old boy fall family farm farm life gardening grandparents harpsichord health holiday holidays home hospice housework jazz kids life low vision middle age middle aged musician nature new business non profit nostalgia old age only child panic attacks piano poverty Saratoga saratoga springs single mom single mother single parent small business small farm snow spring summer summer vacation tourist travel tuba vacation waldorf waldorf school winter