Dianne and Deanna, thank you. I do feel like my best friends are online. It certainly does help. I do wish i had people to actually do things with though. Hiking or thrifting or canoeing or even just sitting in the sun WITH.

I really do appreciate what you are saying.

The trip to seattle will be in November. And my parents will be here for a few days in October. I hope that helps. Some days are lonelier than others. I wish i didn't feel so sorry for myself.