Category Archives: Grief

“Rhyaden”

I am not a camel. Lay that bag of bricks down, Barbara. Stop worrying. Breathe. Take it one day at a time. I am not a camel. I am not Atlas. I do not have to carry the weight of … Continue reading

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New Plan

My sister’s, and therefore now my mother’s schedule is so different from mine, I’m going to be messed up for quite some time after I get back. My body doesn’t know when to sleep, but it still wakes up the … Continue reading

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Me Too

I’m ready to paint the office. Friends who know me well are laughing right about now. Come on. It’s been a year, at least, since I painted anything. I have to get it done quickly now because of my upcoming … Continue reading

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Bump Stocks

Pizza night with my grandsons. The oldest one ate five pieces. Wow. I think, perhaps, he might be growing. We have no extraordinary plans for the weekend, just sleeping in, playing at the park, and maybe some ice cream or … Continue reading

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Strong Together

A wonderful weekend with wonderful friends passed in the blink of an eye. The excess on my desk is fairly well cleared, and the laundry has been folded and put away. With some helpful suggestions from my friends, I am … Continue reading

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Spring Chores

Before: Today is going to be ‘turn on the sprinkling system day.’ I’ve done it before, so it should be a snap, right? Well, one never knows. It seems crazy turning it on so early in the spring, however, it … Continue reading

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Give That Hug Away

In the blink of an eye, we lose someone and our world changes forever, we change forever. Even knowing accidents happen every day does not blunt the anguish we experience. It does not negate the stages of grief. It does … Continue reading

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