You actually read all that? Why? (Jesus!)
Yeah, my dad died. He lived a great life and lived WAY LONGER than most people do. It's sad, but what are you going to do? It's not a tragedy. I took care of him for the last year and I'm glad I did. It was very rewarding... and the right thing to do. I was lucky to be able to do it! But I pretty much gave up my own life during that time, with less than 24 hours notice, which was difficult. When he died, things changed but they didn't get any easier. First there was the financial stuff (banks are a PIT, fucking, A), which is coming together now... but now there's the cleaning out. (So far, I've only gotten rid of one file folder of paperwork that I wish I had kept... ) There has been a lot of Goodwill, Freecycle, Recycle, shredding, and yes... Dump. (The Goodwill and Freecycle people have been getting some VERY good deals! There will be a few items that I'll need to sell at the very end. There's no jewelry, or anything like that... the safe deposit box was empty empty empty! LOL)
So far, not a lot of help from the siblings. A couple are "appreciative," which helps a lot I guess... one seems to be going out of his way to avoid even making contact. Probably because he lives close enough to know that he's not doing his share...
I don't know who's gonna clean up after me... but I've got a lot of great shit! Tons of really nice cameras, bikes, windsurfing stuff, skis, RC stuff, and... and then there are the tools. Heavy, ass, tools that need to be packed up the hill. They're probably not going to be very happy to see all the tools I've got. (But what do I care? I'll be dead dead dead!)