Tag Archives: grief

Out There

Monday was an interesting day. I voluntarily drove up I-25 to Denver. That doesn’t happen often because I hate I-25. Traffic was not heavy, which I am thankful for. The weather was nice, not too hot, not too cold, and … Continue reading

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Peace on Earth

Peace on Earth What prophetic words were written into that song. Not peace in this or that country, but for the whole planet, for all of us. Sing praises to those with such a vision, courage, and kind heart. Praise … Continue reading

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Small Things

“The stockings are hung by the chimney with care.”  My granddaughters came to spend the night, and decorated my tree. I must say, they did a lovely job. They oohed and aahed when they pulled out ornaments they had made … Continue reading

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Leave Behind

I am watching an impossible decision unfold around me: the death of an immediate family member and a wedding that’s been planned and looked forward to for a year. I have no answers. I am just so very sorry that … Continue reading

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Kindergarten

I’m in Utah, getting used to my grandson’s school schedules. My son-in-law and I started a jigsaw puzzle, so you know what we’ll be doing each evening for a while. I’m missing my daughter for most of this trip because … Continue reading

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Do-Over

It was a wild, busy day, but I felt like nothing happened, like I got nothing done. I don’t know why I felt that way except that I have been experiencing a lot of grief lately. The thought of people … Continue reading

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Change

My feelings about being in my mother’s house changed this last trip. I don’t know if it is because the house is beginning to resemble the home I remember from my and my children’s childhood, inviting and pretty and not … Continue reading

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Happy St. Pat’s

Happy St. Patrick’s Day. Sadly, there is no sparkly green parade in our town this year. Though this picture from Penny’s portfolio was unfinished, it’s all there. One of my children’s in-laws has recently been moved to Hospice. My first … Continue reading

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A Stranger in My Home

The list of things I need and want to do keeps getting longer and I am functioning at ‘molasses in January’ speed. This isn’t working out. I have a bathroom project, taxes, writing, yard work, a book project for my … Continue reading

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Home

At my recent book signing, a little girl came through the front door of the store and her eyes grew big and round. In a loud voice, she yelled out, “A book!” Her mother quickly tried to shush her, but … Continue reading

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