She has commented in years past about how you always call to make sure someone got home okay, "She's a worrier." Yet she always wants to know when I arrive after a particularly long or weather-filled drive, doesn't she?
The way she orders a glass of ice water with extra ice? Could that have been learned from her mom who liked everything cold?
There has been a lot for me to learn since meeting Nance. She has
Sometimes I wonder if anyone will ever know all of me. I suppose not. The woman I feel I know so well keeps revealing herself as we go through our lives together.
Just the other day I learned more about her by sitting with you as you were drowsing under the effects of morphine. I learned of similarities and differences that I hadn't even considered before.
The love does not surprise me. I thank you for teaching her to love the way you have.
And I thank you for the small mercy of passing away while Nancy was not there. Considerate to the end, you must have known she didn't feel strong enough.
Thank you for my best friend.