I’m having a hard day today, really missing my Tony and wishing we were just out doing our regular Saturday errands. It’s funny how the little things can hit you. I had an image this morning of walking into Rite Aid and joking around with Pete, the guy who always worked early on Saturdays. He was so friendly and always went above and beyond, and it occurred to me today that he has no idea what happened. He probably suspects something happened, because we were there nearly every week. It’s just odd to think about. Odd and sad.
I just registered for the Out of the Darkness walk for suicide prevention that’s happening in Olympia, WA on September 28th. If you are interested and able, here is the link to my fundraising page:
Suicide kills 38,000 people a year in the United States alone, and over a million worldwide. It’s the epidemic that few of us are talking about. Help spread the word. Every dollar helps, and if you can’t contribute financially, you CAN contribute by helping to change the conversation.