His Gift to Me

Discussion in 'Best Wishes/Remembrances for Loved Ones & Friends' started by psalmist121, May 30, 2017.

  1. psalmist121

    psalmist121 Member

    Nov 19, 2007
    Jacksonville, Florida
    The last thing he did before leaving the campground the night he was killed was give me a hug and a kiss, and tell me he loved me. Such a precious memory :)
  2. psalmist121

    psalmist121 Member

    Nov 19, 2007
    Jacksonville, Florida
    My family is good about finding me wherever I'm camping and joining me. They rotate in and out of the pop-up. I'm very blessed to have such a wonderful support system through this season :) God Bless !
  3. silverfz

    silverfz Member

    Aug 8, 2013
    So sorry to read about your husband. But i am happy he left you such a great gift .

    Me and My wife actually learned to camp together and she does solo camp with kids and so do i. but 90% of the time we are together. She taught me camping , towing and dogs [i never had one till she got me one] while i taught her how to ride a motorcycle. I love to camp and spend time with kids so the motorcycle sits most times . been riding from 14 yrs and i am too old to give up now.
    its hard for me to explain why i will never give it up.so i can connect with your husband`s mind better i think.
    i had given up motorcycle for a while and as my wife put it. I was not right and she dragged me to a dealership to buy one.
    she does not ride anymore after kids , but i do. she gets all worried when i head out on my trips or overnighters . But i do see her point especially with all the texting and driving.
    I always now remember to tell her i love her when i leave on a ride.you never know.
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  4. HotelRoyale

    HotelRoyale Member

    Sep 23, 2016
    Bless your soul, psalmist121! My dear wife and camping buddy passed away April 2016 too and I'm struggling to move forward. I haven't camped since she died ... but I'm trying to get it together. I bought a used popup and am slowly getting it prepped for a first trip. Your story is inspirational, many thanks for sharing.
  5. carriermnky

    carriermnky Member

    Jan 9, 2017
    Profound story. Intense tears I'm shedding for you. Thank you so much for sharing.
    Last edited: Jul 11, 2017
  6. Fischymom

    Fischymom Member

    Jul 28, 2017
    What an amazing, beautiful, loving, and heart wrenching story. It was what I needed to see today. Thank you
  7. Bree

    Bree New Member

    Sep 4, 2017
    Northern Utah
    This is beautiful and gut wrenching all at once. Thank you for sharing your heart and story!
  8. PATMD


    Feb 16, 2009
    So sorry for your loss. You are a very strong person and I'm glad to hear you are still camping even if it is alone. I mostly camp alone but I have met many portal members while on the road and at rally's. I pray that someday we may meet at a camp ground somewhere. There just isn't anyplace more peaceful than being in nature and enjoying Gods beauty.
  9. Orchid

    Orchid Sharp Shootin' Grandma

    I'm sorry to hear of your loss. The entire story is certainly a tear jerker. I'm glad you have been able to continue doing what you love because of the knowledge your dear husband left you with.

    I see you are in Jacksonville. My favorite place, of all time, to camp is just north of you - Fort Clinch. We are in Lake City.
  10. bob barnes

    bob barnes Well-Known Member

    Mar 26, 2017
    I don't know what to say and I don't know how to say it but God bless you!
  11. bob barnes

    bob barnes Well-Known Member

    Mar 26, 2017
    One word of advice I used to ride I cannot count the times I could have been hit by citizens not paying attention. I always used the motto better to be alive than dead on a m/cycle you don't get chances on them. Sad story!

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