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The Road Before & After Surgery
February 19, 2018
Rounding Off A SWIFFER Clean Sweep HoliDAY~ ;)
Mood:  cheeky
Now Playing: Day 2966-Chapter 3... Happiness~My Silver Lining


We both have watched the latest video of super silly Babyblue vs. a SWIFFER clean SWEEP so many times now that we both lost track! Hahahahaha! If you haven't had a chance to check out today's Podcast-Blogcast video at, "Our Crazy Little Life," you certainly don't want to miss this one! Hahahahaha!


What didn't start off on a very funny day was literally having to reschedule today's rescan for tomorrow. I could not get comfortable at all with the nagging tumor pressure and pain. It also started firing up seizure aura... so needless to say... the radiologist felt it would be best to come in tomorrow afternoon. This way I could take my medication and let my brain and body rest. It took until around 11am for the pill to finally kick in, but finally I was able to go to sleep... Geesh!! I can't wait to get this next surgery over and done! I would much rather just get this one over with so if there is something that can be done surgically, at least it might lead up to far better days. More good days to enjoy life and share plenty of smiles and laughter with our little family. The new surgeon who took over my case will be performing surgery early next week in a hospital setting where at least they can handle any issues right then and there, not having to go under the surgical lights more than a few times over and over again. The past few months have literally been a huge learning curve for myself and Eric. Just because one, two, three or even more than four surgeons may not feel that nothing surgically can be further done on a far more complex medical case. Doesn't necessarily mean that every other surgeon will feel that exact same way. Each and every surgeon is truly different and unique when it comes to their expertise and personal opinions on far more complex medical cases. I am fortunate to now have come across my third surgeon in this still so very new... new year. Three new surgeons who are willingly wanting to go above and beyond so this gal can see far better days ahead. Amen!

On a far brighter note... literally... Eric is now working on the basement steps as we are close to finishing up this latest home repair project. We still are working on a second back up plan. Right now there is no way I could handle the drive across the great USA, our final move to the beautiful red rock mountains out west. It's important that we still have a second back up plan! One particular property that Eric was ready to place an offer on the other day with over 30 acres of land, just happens to be a bit further out in the country. But once again... these crazy realtors and their sneaky ways of not being upfront and honest on their property listings and disclosures. Ummmm... waiting until the bank sends over the approval and then NOW telling Eric that another area of the property still has work that needs to be done?? Like... major type of work?? Yea... these realtors in this day and age and their never-ending realtor games. More of our top 10 Realtor Funnies to come tomorrow. Trust me... they are good ole funnies that I am sure anyone can totally relate to when it comes to buying or selling a home. At least... by our own personal experiences! Hehehehehehe!


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February 18, 2018
Tapping Into My Creative Genes! :)
Mood:  chillin'
Now Playing: Day 2965-Chapter 3... Happiness~My Silver Lining


Tis was very much a relaxing, take it easy, kind of Sunday... zzzzzz...

We have another early morning wake up call so my surgeon can get a bit better imaging before surgery. The scheduling department called yesterday so they could give me my new surgery date, but I was fast asleep! Of course, I am definately awake now after getting over 12 hours of some seriously rest. My body asked... and I delivered, along with Eric who said he got a bit too much sleep. Hahahaha! 

After sifting through the rest of our videos and photos of the overnight stay at a very historic barnhouse located in Kentucky. We came across this quite interesting photo that was taken in the parlor room. Eric was playing the piano... or at least trying... while I was sitting back taking random pictures of the property. Two pieces of our ITC equipment are visibly seen below this sort of spectacular white energy that seems to be reaching for an old stuffed animal that we placed along with our equipment, on top of the piano. We didn't come across this photo until earlier yesterday evening. After going through other photos and videos of the exact same room and area on top of the old piano. We have no solid explanation of what appears to be someone reaching for the old stuffed animal that we found up in the attic and placed on top of the piano earlier in the evening during our overnight visit. A few that we shared the photo with did also make mention that they firmly believe this to be some sort of energy... possibly from whomever was present within the parlor room while Eric was playing the piano. What an amazing capture of what really does appear to be someone reaching for the stuffed animal! The current owners have other information that suggests of a young girl that still resides within the old historic barnhouse. Could it be the little girl? I guess the only way one will ever find out... is in the afterlife. I am so glad to had captured such an amazing photo!

With it being Eric's rotating off days from work over the next few days. We plan on crossing off a few smaller projects around the house on our spring to-do list. While this gal takes it easy... Eric will be busy! We both can't wait to have the remaining touch ups finished by mid spring so this house can finally be listed on the open market. So far... it really is slim pickings for buyers. It's a sellers market around here, but hopefully just the opposite out west. Us buyers need our options too!

Talking about a fun way to make the time go by on my not-so-great days! I believe to have literally tapped into another part of my creative genes... videography! 

I haven't had this much fun in a very long time while sharing a bit of video fun with everyone on our new website, Podcast~Blogcast...

"Our Crazy Little Life!"


Now don't forget to turn up your sound with this Sunday Night Sibling Fight video! Hehehehehe!


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February 17, 2018
Don't Forget To Pay It Forward!
Mood:  bright
Now Playing: Day 2964-Chapter 3... Happiness~My Silver Lining


Look who came to visit me this morning!

Too sweet of the same five deer that now wait for me by the basement door each and every morning. 6:45am sharp and always right on time! Hehehehehe! They actually started doing this new routine earlier this week after watching me get their food and water together. They won't step on the concrete section of our back porch due to Snoreo seeing them from the upstairs window. His deep, loud German Shepherd bark is enough to scare anyone! Thankfully the deer are now used to his bark and seeing him watch them eat from the upstairs living room window. What is there not to love about watching such beautiful animals... a gift from God.

I had a special front row, VIP meeting that was suppose to happen tomorrow evening with Luke Bryan. Yep, front and center, VIP seats for two. I have been pushing myself over the past 24-hours to feel a bit better which even meant walking along the river trails this evening. Finding a way to walk down the nagging tumor pain, nausea and overall feeling... BLAH. It's hard to really plan anything ahead when dealing with ongoing medical issues that could make a three hour drive feel like eternity. Eric's friend from the armory offered us the tickets a few days ago. Him and his wife were suppose to go, but are unable to attend. I am so thankful that they thought of us. But such as with life... it's really hard to plan ahead, whether alone hour-by-hour, minute-by-minute. Sorry Luke, but we will have to postpone our VIP meet and greet for another concert... another day. I did text Eric while he was at work this evening, just in case I might be feeling a bit better. But so far... no dice. It looks like Mr.Tumor might just win for this time around... sigh

At least I have been able to still stay productive over this weekend while putting together the fifth wig donation which will be going to Panama City, Panama later this summer. The Gastroparesis Awareness Campaign has been accepting new and gently used wigs, hair extensions and other hair accessories over the past four years. This will be our fifth donation to help bring miles of smiles to the beautiful women of Guatemala and Panama who suffer from hair loss due to various medication conditions. Their smiles truly say it all! 

There are so many ways to pay it forward to help make our world a far gently, kinder, much better place. Why not find a way for you and your family to pay it forward this new year? There are so many organizations that are looking for a helping hand. Even a few hours during the weekend can help assist those who could really use your generosity, time and dedication. Why not even begin a new tradition with your family by helping to collect items for your local food pantry or animal shelter. There are so many items in need each and every day. You would be surprised how many folks are truly willing to help offer their assistance. All you have to do is ask. Pay it forward!

Talking about miles of smiles... 

Don't forget to check out today's crazy pet toy video on our new Podcast~Blogcast website, "Our Crazy Little Life!"



The question of the day... is that really 'my' laughing in the background or...? That darn WobbleWagGiggle toy! Hahahahaha!  

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February 16, 2018
Life... Really Is A... Journey.
Mood:  lucky
Now Playing: Day 2963-Chapter 3... Happiness~My Silver Lining


The phone literally felt as if it was ringing non-stop through out the entire day. What we both need to focus on this weekend is catching up on some much needed rest. Also doing our best to get back on some sort of sleep schedule. Eric working third shift then getting home to find ourselves having to attend another 3-4 hours of important medical appointments, real estate matters, rambunctious fur children needing to get their energy out at our local parks and every other little thing that pops up in between equals two extremely exhausted folks. Me... him... US.

We promise that tomorrow morning it's early lights out for both of us. Actually, for all of us.

So many plans that now need, back up plans. That pretty much sums up every aspect of our lives. The third option before moving out of state didn't go through due to medical issues that got in the way. We are now back down to only two options to make our move as smooth as possible. Surgery that was set for Monday is now in the hands of a very prominent surgeon within our home state of Indiana. After testing revealed more problems than the other group of urologists that are located back across state lines in Ohio could handle. We had no other choice but to be referred two days ago to the surgeon who will be bravely going where no one is quite sure what will be found. That is pretty much what we were told after they worked us quickly into their schedule, less than 24-hours after realizing that a group facility, outpatient care, wasn't enough for my upcoming surgery. I will need a full surgical suite due to other issues that will need to be addressed during surgery. The other urology group prefers to do everything at their private surgical facility, outpatient surgery. But after most recent radiology reports came back this week... I will need inpatient surgery with a full surgical suite.

Honestly, I feel more at ease in the hands of this highly experienced surgeon who has handled some really impressive, yet complex medical cases. Quite a few high profile medical cases within the United States government. A who's-who of many whom have sought his expertise. With over 38 years of handling some of the most unique, yet highly complex cases... this is the right surgeon for me.

We were told that a stent will be put in place to help keep my kidney from once again becoming blocked. The largest ovarian tumor still remains defiant and ever-so-growing, while causing secondary complications with surrounding organs. There are other issues that will be handled while I am under anesthesia. My surgeon thoroughly explained to us that they plan on making sure to handle everything one time around... not two or three. Radiation therapy really did a number to my surrounding organs and that really has my doctors concerned. We were told two days ago that things have gotten worse and overtime to anticipate medical issues to not get any better. Medically, things will progress. Those words are like a broken record.

I really was hopeful with the prior urologist and their group doing my surgery since my lead radiation oncology is also part of their group. But sometimes life happens... things happen and those things will sometimes be out of your control.

Just smile, relax and take a deep breath... b-r-e-a-t-h-e.

Life... it truly is a journey.

Some days... it is your journey.

Other times... it is someone else's journey. 

One thing that remains true through out this journey? All the good times, so many amazing times through out the journey. So many once-in-a-lifetime adventurers of such a crazy little life. 

I have zero regrets. I wouldn't change a thing. 

This year is our year. A new year to embrace all the good that life has to offer. A year to accept change and literally embrace it with open arms. Medically... I also welcome and embrace the ever growing change that comes with still looking for that cure. It just would never be me... to give up or give in. 

Life isn't about the road that you have traveled. It's about the journey that got you to that road... all the windy hills and bumps along the way~


Did someone just say... JOURNEY?! Like... the rock group, JOURNEY?


Come join us on our adventures!

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February 15, 2018
Just Be... YOU! :)
Mood:  bright
Now Playing: Day 2962-Chapter 3... Happiness~My Silver Lining


You will never be a peaceful person trying to explain yourself to others.

Don't even try.

Live with light. Do right.

Those that get it... do.

Those that don't... not everyone is going to get it.

Love yourself, be kind to yourself, learn to embrace what makes you different.

Be that magical, mystical, absolutely WONDERFUL... YOU!


The ourcrazylittlelife’s Podcast~Blogcast


Join us for our Podcast~Blogcast episodes of our CRAZY little life! :)


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February 14, 2018
Mood:  happy
Now Playing: Day 2961-Chapter 3... Happiness~My Silver Lining


By the looks of what Babyblue is holding tightly with her soon-to-be adult teeth. It must be...


What a super cutie to see staring back at me after finally catching up on some much needed rest! The once used to be super dark raccoon baby husky circles around her eyes are quickly beginning to fade away... where-oh-where do the puppy years go? Babyblue is growing up far too quickly. Literally in a BLINK of an eye!

We began our Valentine's Day bright and early this morning. A 6:30am wake up call to get up, get dressed and head out the door to brave the morning rush hour traffic. Rain+Ohio drivers= never arriving on time when in need to stick to a schedule. I dread making the trek across state lines, but sometimes it is what it is to see a few of my specialists. We still have a mess on our hands with a lot of confusion between our insurance company and the surgical facility. I think it is great that some specialists group together and invest into their own offices and surgical center. But it does make for a lot of great confusion and being in the dark when it comes to who covers and who doesn't cover private, physician owned surgical centers. My urologist works with the same group as my prior radiation oncologist. We were told 2 weeks ago that our insurance would cover the testing, surgery, biopsies and part of the 15 weeks worth of experimental outpatient treatment. But of course... yesterday we receive an entirely different message left on Eric's cell phone voicemail.

However... today is all about celebrating the most SWEETEST, CHOCOLATELY, SUGAR-RUSH DAYS of the year!

Time to have one of the most HAPPIEST of HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY with my sweetie and our absolutely adorable fur children! Even a little rain couldn't damper our spirits on this far sweeter day of spending time together. One very happy little family!

Blessed? You BET! I am one very lucky gal to have such a loving little family... spending time together on Valentine's Day~

Hey there! Yea you! Come join US on our new website! A Podcast-Blogcast of a little bit of this and a little bit of that!

 "Our Crazy Little Life"



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February 13, 2018
A Story Of Survival
Mood:  hug me
Now Playing: Day 2960-Chapter 3... Happiness~My Silver Lining


This photo is of myself and our neighborhood sweetheart we named, Papa Kitty. We have recently opened our home to Papa during the cold winter months here in the country. If one could look into the eyes of a most lovable feline fur baby... it is indeed the eyes to the soul that tells such an incredible story.  

A Story of Survival.

Papa fortunately was micro chipped and we were able to find more information out about his prior human Mommy and extended family. Instead of placing Papa out to brave the cold winter months. We have instead continued to lovingly embrace him and welcome him inside our home with our other fur children. It is with great sadness to find out that his original owner, an elderly woman who lived down the street, had passed away late last year. Papa kitty was then placed outside to never return to his owner or home again.

Papa kitty is a well-adjusted older kitty that enjoys to give big hugs, wrap his paws around your legs while he sleeps and gives tiny kisses on your forehead when least expected. His way of expressing such unconditional love that comes from a fur child.

I've always had an overwhelming passion and huge place in my heart for all of God's creatures, both big and small. One will never experience far greater unconditional love in this lifetime as with that love that comes from a rescued fur angel.

The following Podcast-Blogcast video on our new website at the following link below is of Big LOVE kitty. I would like to express in advance that it is a very sad video of what happens after a pet has been abused. Big LOVE was not only abused by the hands of his owners. But was also severely neglected.

I am very happy to say that he has made a full turn around and almost a complete recovery from his abuse. Big LOVE's night terrors and tremors have been replaced with happy purring and far sweeter dreams. Big LOVE kitty went from a 6 pound adult cat, to now a very healthy 12 lbs. fur child.

A permanent part of our little family.

This Valentine's Day, I encourage you to open your home and open your heart.

Save a life. Adopt a fur angel.

#ADOPT #RescueAFurAngel TrueLOVE



For more of Papa Kitty & Big LOVE's story, audio and video click on the following link below at our new website:



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February 12, 2018
Don't Knock The Panda Eyes! ;)
Mood:  cheeky
Now Playing: Day 2959-Chapter 3... Happiness~My Silver Lining


Tis a lazy day here in the country... a great day to just take it easy!

Looks like mama deer and family are also taking it easy this morning here in the country... enjoying some berry flavored corn, diced apples and crushed acorns.

Are they spoiled? Nah.

Eric did his best playing farmer last night in the dark while trying to break open and throw down some chopped straw around our make shift feeding station. I like to say that he did it, "Big City Style!" Who would had anticipated for it to take literally 15 minutes to break open two blocks of hay and spread it out over the muddy area? I know... Eric the big CITY slicker! Bah~hahahahaha! It was absolutely hilarious! I thought I even heard the deer in the woods behind us laughing... hehehehehehe!

Later this week begins pre-surgical testing before my scheduled surgery early next week. We are already running into a few issues with regards to our new medical insurance provider through Eric's employer. That isn't nearly the beginning of the problems we are quickly encountering, merely a week before surgery. I am doing my best to keep my mind busy, in fear I might panic. Looks like the next few days will consist of a whole lot of phone calls. It doesn't help when today was clearly not a good day. Not feeling well makes for one very, VERY irritable gal! 

So what's a gal to do?

Why... of course!

Get my Panda mask on! 

Hey now, don't knock the Panda Eyes! Hahahahaha! This mask is super soothing for all those sensitive, dry areas around the eyes, especially during the winter season. The mask itself is really easy to apply while hydrating and soothing your skin in a mere 20-30 minutes. I kept mine on for at least 30 minutes while doing a few odds and ends around the house. This gal has always been a huge fan of at-home facial masks! When it comes to gifts... it's a no brainer when it comes to my list. For less than $3.00... it's a must for anyone's list!

Yep, that's right... don't KNOCK the Panda Eyes

Check out today's Podcast-Blogcast SCARE of a video at our new website:

 "Our Crazy Little Life!"



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February 11, 2018
You Are What You... DRINK! :)
Mood:  quizzical
Now Playing: Day 2958-Chapter 3... Happiness~My Silver Lining


Your questions have been answered!

While still maintaining a 95% liquid diet... I decided to finally answer numerous questions on what kind of liquid beverages and supplemental shakeYEStoYasso_800x400_.jpgs do I consume on a daily basis. Here are a few pictures of some of My Favorite Beverages. Also recently saying, "YASS!" To the new Yasso Frozen Greek Yogurt bars! With 5 to 6 grams of protein per serving, it is a definite, "YASS!"

As far as the majority of daily vitamins and minerals. It will always be a SlimFast way of life for this gal! As long as they continue making the product, this consumer will continue consuming it! Hahahaha... that just came across sounding pretty darn funny!

For a few individuals over a decade ago that told me drinking SlimFast as long as I have would literally destroy my kidneys and other GI organs... I beg to differ. Per professionals, SlimFast will not destroy your GI organs nor kidneys. It is a very healthy alternative to those who suffer from GI distress, Gastroparesis or any other medical condition that does not allow one to consume a normal daily (solid food) diet. 

Huge props to the makers of SlimFast on their new Advanced Energy Shake! This is the very first time that I have actually found a supplemental shake that really gives me some serious ENERGY! My version of the new SlimFast Advanced Energy Shake is watered down a bit with decaf coffee and a few other liquid vitamins, but HEY that's me... different!

They say, that you are what you eat. Then again, maybe some of us are what we... drink.


Join us for a few more PODCASTIC~BLOGTASTIC audio reviews on our new website:

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February 10, 2018
Sometimes... You Have To Let History Speak For Itself... Show Itself On Its OWN Time
Mood:  special
Now Playing: Day 2957-Chapter 3... Happiness~My Silver Lining


My mood for this entire experience as clearly it shows on the upper portion of this blog... special.

Who wouldn't feel special to be able to connect with those from the past. Those whom may just needed a bit of company. Others whom may have just felt alone and excited to be able as well to connect with the living.

This is one of the best captures on a plain cell phone camera that we were fortunate to had caught. All while joking around, playing around, taking selfies. I remember just saying out loud in the dark parlor room with loads of energy surrounding us, "Would you like to join in on a few photos? We call them in our day and age... selfies." Of course, who in their right mind would anticipate scrolling back through photo after photo and literally catch someone standing right behind you? No way... not us... not I.

We were also fortunate to be able to send everything in real time, as it happened, to the current owners. A 4th generation family of farmers with what definitely appears to be a very active house. The energy and spirit of the old historic farmhouse... still remains. The owners were nothing but shocked at the photos, videos and even audio of an elderly woman sighing as Eric attempted to play the piano. Hahahahaha! One audio in the basement of whom or whatever it was... later we realized it was a growl of some sorts. This information soon made sense after the owner informing us of a story with both of her children at a very young age, both separately drawling an image of what they had seen in the basement. Both siblings had no idea what the other was seeing, whether alone drawling on two different, yet separate occasions. I then began to ask if it was a male presence? I was then only told... not human, all I want to say, hint. We did pick up on a photo taken in the basement, pure darkness, no flash, yet the same piercing eyes were clearly seen in the basement. Do I believe in good spirits? Yes. Do I believe in bad spirits? Well... I know they do exist. But I also believe that they know those whom hold a special gift. They... it... could not harm myself. They could not harm us. But I advised Eric that we leave it alone and not go back in the basement. Leaving whatever alone as I clearly made it known to whatever it was with piercing eyes in the photo. Could turning a happy farmhouse into a dark, Halloween theatrics of sorts stir up this negative energy? I am sure it didn't help after they had to quickly shut down the attraction due to volunteers expressing fearful stories of things happening to them. Yet, were afraid to tell the owner in fear they would not be believed or as if they were lying. That haunted house then got permanently shut down. I believe it to be the proper response, but as well I also believe the Halloween decorations need to be taken down. The house needs to somehow be brought back to its original glory.

Yes, of course, we sage after vacating each and every historic property. Do I watch Ghost Adventurers? I used to watch it, but my opinion of provocation of negative energy or whatever you may like to call it... is not okay. It is also not necessary if you have that same special gift that I believe some of those on the show may have as an adult. Also the show is a huge production, backed by an even bigger production company. To the naked eye... one can't make up things like what we have experienced and visual seen, felt. You also can not alter ITC equipment. Unless you are the software developer and literally standing there, altering equipment on the spot. As with the owners child, now an adult. They began their gift at a very young age, with first a negative experience. After connecting with others who also share the same special gift. To me, it seems we all had to go through some really negative experience first, before then being gifted our very special gift to connect on a far happier, positive note. Well... that's just my opinion based off of the same stories from others over the years, with the exact same experience.

I can remember when my grandmother passed and being at home in the evening. Feeling and seeing someone literally sit on the edge of my bed, gently as if brushing my hair. My grandmother did that for me as a young child. I also had her favorite recliner in my bedroom. That same recliner would literally rock on its own, up until after her funeral. Odd things that also could not be explained happened with a music box that she had given me on one of my birthdays. It was then I knew... I had a special gift. I always had a special gift, but as a child I was afraid to tell anyone. Especially, my parents. But to the current third generation family who own this historic barnhouse, her adult child now has the same special gift. Their story... the same as mine. It's nice to be able to come across another special soul, one who also has the ability to connect.  

That was the only negative experience we encountered during our overnight stay in the old historic farmhouse.

Onto far more positive, happier times during a very cold evening into the early morning hours. We not only didn't have electric, but in the central area of the house. There was also no heat. Thankfully we got a heads-up on no heat within the barnhouse in advance, so we triple layered our clothing! That included two coats, three pairs of socks and two pairs of gloves! Hehehehehehe!

The most energy and activity seemed to be isolated within the first floor. In between the living room and parlor room. An old piano, a mystery piano of sorts was the center of most odd, yet amazing things that happened during our stay. I asked the current owners, literally on four separate occasions, on who owned the piano. I never received an answer, so I will leave that question as it seems to remain... in the dark. Eric had a blast trying to remember how to play a piano. I was far too busy just standing, then taking a seat behind him with all the equipment running. Little did I know just how active the room would become, so full and alive of energy! Those who we felt slowly make their presence known as they welcomed us into a day and age where playing the piano was fun... a huge celebration among family!

The original staircase and old chandelier mesmerized me... ever since our very first walk through of the old barnhouse property. It's no wonder since it seems others whom still reside there feel the exact same way. A most favorite part of the house that still remains. Being in the parlor room, felt as if time stood still, frozen in the moment of years gone by. I believe this part of the house is also fondly adored and still loved by the same female presence that we felt and seen during our stay. We both felt welcomed, although it didn't start that way. I think you first need to just be quiet and listen to the historic property. Sometimes... the best way to connect is just to start off saying nothing at all. Let history and the home speak for itself. Always has... always will.

We were never afraid of the darkness of the house. After awhile we also forgot all about the Halloween decorations. We solely concentrated on making the parlor room and living room our main focus. To us, that seemed to be the area with all the energy. We never felt alone... only welcomed. We laughed, smiled and sang out of tune songs. Hahahaha! All while being in the darkness and quite content energy that surrounded us . It wasn't until then that the house came alive with activity. It never stopped. We were the ones who actually had to stop the visit due to the time that literally flew by! It was, once again, a sad time to leave. It felt as whomever was still residing in the old historic barnhouse, only wanted some company. They were not only attached to the piano that Eric so desperately tried to play on a good key... hehehehehehe! But as well they resided in the one area of the old barnhouse that still somewhat remained. A beautiful, yet now... old staircase, chandelier, fireplace and other fond memories for those whom have departed, but still visit.

I believe that somehow, after we pass our spirit comes back to those places that brought us such happiness. Myself and Eric felt this way with whomever was with us during our stay. One selfie, literally distorted as if the female presence really did want to join us for some photo fun! We were not using any flash, only the beams of the moon peaking into the parlor room windows. If you ask me... its all pretty darn amazing!

Once we realized how late it was... we began getting all of our stuff together. As we one-by-one began shutting down the equipment. I then began to thank whomever was present with us during our stay and thanking them for such fun we had as their visitors. Eric pulled both piano stools back under the keyboard and said, "Goodbye and thanks for playing the piano with me!" At that same moment, we caught this still image of not one, but two... one waving goodbye back at Eric with a beautiful beaming ray of light... the other peeking to the right of the screen, which was behind an open wall next to the piano.

At the end of the day... I would like to believe that after we pass from this life... we will then move on to the next. A far better, happier place of pure peace, high above the clouds. They call it... Heaven.

To the current owners of this historic gem, deep in the heart of the country. Thank you for opening your home to us. Thank you for sharing as well your gift and ability to connect. We are looking forward to meeting soon!

Join us on our Podcast-Blogcast at, "Our Crazy Little Life," for additional photos, videos and audio of our historic barnhouse overnight adventurer!


Posted by GastroparesisAwarenessCampaignOrg. at 12:01 AM EST
Updated: February 12, 2018 1:18 AM EST
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