Eleven Years: Lessons in Grief, At its Core its Love

Eleven Years: Lessons in Grief, At its Core its Love

"While walking down the street with Me there on your mind, I'm walking in your footsteps just a half a step behind. And when you feel the gentle breeze across your face, That's me giving you a great big hug and a soft embrace. Now when it's time for you, from that body to be [...]

The Matriarch

The Matriarch

"Death has its revelations: the great sorrows which open the heart open the mind as well; light comes to us with our grief. As for me, I have faith; I believe in a future life." ~ Victor Hugo Saying Good-bye  This past weekend, my family and I gathered to say good-bye and pay homage to [...]

Christmas Eve Memories

Christmas Eve Memories

"T'was the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse." ~ Clement Clarke Moore Christmas Eve Merry Christmas Eve! I can not believe we are FINALLY here and that Santa! (said in Buddy the Elf's voice, which just so happens to be on as I write [...]

2019 Ode to Summer

2019 Ode to Summer

"We know that in September, we will wander through the warm winds of summer's wreckage. We will welcome summer's ghost." ~ Henry Rollins Hello September How is it we are already in September? Where did summer go? I know I always say that, but I truly feel like it was just yesterday I was stressing [...]