Pap wrote:Sorry, I didn't mean to make you cry. I just want to see you smile! You are so beautiful when you smile! Like in your avatar's picture. I just wanted to share with you quality music and one of my favourite Natalie Merchant's song. I have also shed some tears while I was listening to this song. Most of the times though, I have goosebumps. As far as your last statement is concerned, I couldn't agree more with you. Every time I listen to My Beloved Wife, I remember my late grandmother who stopped caring about herself after she lost her husband (my grandfather). She used to say that now that I'm lost my man I'm all alone. I have nothing left in the world for me. I want to die so I will be able to meet him up in the sky. Unfortunately, we lost her 10 years after my late grandfather passed away. But, it wasn't true because she had her children (including my father) and her grandchildren (including me) to help her to go through that. But, you probably already know that when you love someone and you loose him/her nothing in the whole world can replace him/her.
Thank you for the beautiful words.... I'm smiling now....
I have a similer story with my grandparents from my dads side. My grandfather died exactly a year later on the "same" day his wife died. He lived to be 90 yrs old when he died ( in his sleep ). My grandmother was 86 yrs old. She fell and broke her hip. She just never recovered.
My family is from Palermo, Italy ( I hope I'm spelling that right )