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Memory: sleeping covered, Seattle cold and California warmth

Memory: sleeping covered, Seattle cold and California warmth

Dear Fergie. Often when I think back to the time we lived in Seattle (for over nine years), I miss that time and think that maybe it was a mistake for us to leave. We had such a good life in most of the places we lived, and life in California was much harder for both of us on many levels.  But I notice something while looking through all of my Seattle photos of you, and that’s the fact that,…

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Memory: Morley Field, our new favorite place

Memory: Morley Field, our new favorite place

Dear Fergie. When we first visited San Diego, our favorite place was in the western side of Balboa Park, but after we moved there, it shifted to the east side of the park. Do you remember all of the walks we took at Morley Field? I vividly remember every part of that walk, and even people and dogs we passed while making big circles around the ball fields. I used to look out over the bay to Coronado Bridge, and…

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Memory: Del Mar beach sunset

Memory: Del Mar beach sunset

Dear Fergie. One of my favorite parts of living in San Diego together was the beautiful beaches. Do you remember the first time I took you to Del Mar beach in November 2016? We went for a long walk in the sand, and you waded into the waves as the golden pink sunset framed our view. I was so blissfully happy with you there on that beach, and even then, I knew how lucky I was. You made me so…

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Memory: ‘Find the fishies’

Memory: ‘Find the fishies’

Dear Fergie. Do you remember our treat hide-and-go-seek game? Even though you were really sick from IBD and PLE, you were still so vibrant and filled with life, and didn’t let your physical issues limit you. I struggled to find activities that would keep you happy but not be too taxing on your poor weakened body. One of your favorite activities was a new game I invented called ‘Find the fishies’. The game was a spin on the age-old childhood…

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