Yesterday, Dad said the Cipmunks Christmas song is what got to him. Mom hated that song, so for the first… Read more Grief is sneaky.
Remember “Gone with the Wind”? (Spoiler alert) When Scarlet’s husband dies at war, she goes into mourning. It’s all very… Read more Nice, respectable grief.
Gone was her dignity and independence. Overnight. We had three months of wondering what was next. Will she heal? Will… Read more The reality of uncertainty.
Three long months later, I sit at her bedside re-reading what I’ve written so far. Shocked at the poetical way… Read more Mercy, please.
When they were toddlers, I missed them being babies. Then when they were teenagers, I missed them being little kids.… Read more Remembering the past at the expense of the present