Restarting Streak

February 29, 2020 Herb 1
Dear Fans, Friends, Fiends, Foes, Family Members, Followers, Foundlings, and other assorted Phenomenal Ephemeral Floaters, Greetings, Salutations and Hi there. Long time, no see. I picked the First of March somewhat randomly to restart my blogging streak. It just seemed easy to Continue Reading[...]
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Burial Was Today

February 26, 2020 Herb 0
I want to thank everyone for their support, not just with money but with time spent in prayer for our family and for everything that everyone did. We buried Grandma Pike today. She loved people and she loved church with an uncanny Continue Reading[...]

Funeral Arrangements

February 19, 2020 Herb 2
All events will be at Heritage Pentecostal Church, 2950 Monica Dr, Colorado Springs, CO, 80916. Viewing will be from 12 – 1, service will be from 1 – 2:30 followed by a celebration reception in lieu of her previously scheduled 90th birthday Continue Reading[...]

Funeral Fund

February 19, 2020 Herb 1
We are asking family (especially) and friends to please help with Grandma’s funeral expenses. She did not have any life insurance or savings. We will all also be looking for work because our main source of income was from taking care of Continue Reading[...]

The Beginning

February 18, 2020 Herb 4
The order things happened:At 3:55 everyone sang Happy birthday to Grandma Pike.At 4:00 Pastor Burgess led everyone in prayer for Grandma Pike. He later told me that he felt a very close and powerful presence of God that he couldn’t describe in Continue Reading[...]
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February 13, 2020 Herb 5
Some doctors (And not all of them are, but definitely some) can be pompous jerks. Do they think that they are making an impression by using big words that they don’t think you’ll understand and acting like you are some thing beneath Continue Reading[...]
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Waiting Rooms

February 12, 2020 Herb 5
Waiting rooms can be some of the most tiresome places in the world. But, when you have someone in the ICU, this is the place you have to hang out.

Lesson Learned

February 11, 2020 Herb 3
It’s been a lot of non-stop with people coming and going and the waiting. It seems interminable, sometimes, being camped out in a waiting room but we have it to do. One lesson being learned is that we have to start using Continue Reading[...]
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Nothing Tonight

February 10, 2020 Herb 5
Sorry, the time has slipped away, what with running back and forth to and from the hospital and everything else, I just have run out of time and energy to post anything in my blog tonight. Sorry. No entry tonight.

Tomorrow Is Another Day

February 8, 2020 Herb 3
I know that goes against what I said a couple of days ago, but there are some days when everything does not fit due to circumstances beyond your control. All you can do sometimes is hope and pray that you’ve made good Continue Reading[...]