As I was driving home yesterday, my dear friend, Mae, called to tell me her beautiful daughter had died the day before. I drove straight to her home and stayed until the next day with her - it was just too much for them to all have to deal with so soon. They needed some time to digest and try to see their way through the horrible fog that had descended upon them again. We got up the next morning and went outside to sit - I'm not sure what it is about being at the farm - it has a calming affect and helps you realize this is not our real life - that is soon to come. Having Penny and Gloria walking around makes it even better.