Sunday, May 10, 2009

me armoire

....so it's been a nice Mother's Day today. a beautiful service with one of our favorite singers..if not THE favorite singer...of our church. she sings absolutely beautifully with a jazzy R & B sound. I just LOVE hearing her sing and what great special songs she chose for Mother's Day.

anyway, yesterday i was off to pick up my armoire from Jesse's house. Sandy sat waiting as she opened the house for more selling. she sure did get rid of ALOT of stuff from his place. not much left and since he was a major pack rat, she's done a great job. anyway, there my armoire sat....I drove Sandy's truck up to pick it up. it was a truck she bought for Jesse to get around in & it is a standard shift & she doesn't know how to drive a stick. so I had a blast driving it up there & back. felt like Jesse was right there with me riding along....so anyways, for once there were no men around to help us load the armoire. Sandy not having much upper arm strength, she did manage to help me get it loaded....and boy was it a challenge to get thru very low roofs and tightly squeezed doors. i kept asking how in the hell did Jess get it in there in the first place. well, we pushed & pulled & dragged and laid it down finally on its side once out of the bedroom, then dragged & pulled & pushed sum more. we scratched it a tidbit but nothin' noticable. fortunately once i backed the truck up we didn't have to lift it much to get it on. then it fit perfectly in the truck even able to close the gate and knot have to tie it down. PERFECT!!! before leaving I had to snag a few more shirts of his, a small bag and a book on history he had. frankly if i had use or the place to take everything, i think i would have. anything to keep reminding me of him. not that I need reminders but I'm sure you understand. as Sandy & I sat for lunch I shared with her that Jesse was my soulmate if I ever had one. we both swore I knew him before and so it is. she shared a few more stories of him. I'm just knot going to ever forget him and my Spirit told me It would never let me forget. right now I still have the truck. will return it to Sandy tomorrow. IF Sandy still has it come this fall, I told her I'd find a way to buying it from her. I love trucks and this one was "Jesse's". all the more special. If I had the dough right now, I'd buy it in a heartbeat. it needs a little work, has lots of miles on it, but otherwise ideal for use with my job at the church. so we'll see what happens to it in time. the gifts of Jesse seem endless, but he is all worth it.

in the meantime, on the way to his house, I stopped and took the above photo. it's a church just down the road from him. NM has sum of the quaintest churches around. this was one of them. hopefully in another week or so, I'll be headed to Chimayo finally. it's another great little place with a uniquely special church. haven't been there in years, so it'll be great to revisit....I also just made a list from an AOL listing of places to visit that's near me, here and TX. one place here in southern NM I will go sum time this summer. it was recommended over the place in the 4 corners area. so off i'll go in July or August. if I'm lucky, the end of June. so I have lots of trips to take on my bike. I look forward to the journeys & adventure this summer. so much to do. seemingly, so little time. anyway, I'll get there slowly but surely. if I did it all at once, I'd be sittin round twiddlin' my thumbs....

4 comments:

John said...

Very Beautiful Church.Pray that you get Jesses Truck. And the kind words you left me helped alot.
Have a great week

Richie's 2ts Inspires said...

Love the harmonic church.

Hope you had a solemn day and enjoying the week-end.

Have a great week ahead.

~ Lor said...

I agree, a very beautiful church. Glad everything worked out with the armoire. My thoughts are with you...I know how much you must miss Jesse. Hugs, ~ L

Bea said...

I'm sorry I missed this life changing event (Jesse)... I wasn't there for you. But though the news saddened me, I also felt your strength and love of life. Thanks for coming by and commenting in my blog yesterday. I think my computer issues have been fixed... my husband eventually got tired of hearing me complain about it and tried several things. Apparently it worked, and now my computer is working faster. Not that I'm going to blog every day, mind you! Just wanted to come by and reciprocate... thanks for visiting me! I'm glad you are well... you sound happy.