Never will I forget the most important lessons I got from Artie’s death. Life is fleeting. The moments pass quickly and time waits for nothing. Each joy and every sorrow should be held for an extra second for there are lessons in both. Keep the joys with you and tuck them in your heart for when the sorrows come. They will come, for this is the Human experience. Those little joys will get you through. I am proof of this. If it were not for the smiles I remember and the laughter I still can hear when I listen closely, I would not have been here to tell you our story! Happy Holidays my friends!! Hold tight and know that 2017 will be the year for greatness!!