Angels Watching Over Me

I had a strange and frustrating day yesterday. I had taken a day off of work to handle an appointment and I was looking forward to an entire afternoon to myself. On the way back from my appointment, about 20 miles from home, my truck broke down. Actually, my husband’s truck that I had borrowed […]

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Gone too young

When children are young, parents are the primary teachers. As they grow up and become adults (even young adults), life is the primary teacher and our role as parents shifts more to cheerleader, sounding board, and bank. It is so tough to not be able to put a band-aid on a hurt and distract them […]

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Tea With…Mom

I have a lot of wishes when it comes to my Mom. I wish I could sit down for a cup of tea and a good chat with her. I’m really missing her. My Mom was a coffee drinker in the morning but when I was growing up, my brother and I would always have […]

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We both have wings

My Mom should be celebrating her 89th Birthday with me today, but instead, tomorrow is the third anniversary of her death. I still rail against the C word, the cancer that stole her quickly and unexpectedly away from me. But trust me when I say, she most definitely received her wings on the other side. […]

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Holy Cow! Grief Hurts

Do you think our bodies can shut down to protect ourselves? The day my Mother died my period stopped mid-stream. ┬áThis did not surprise me too much because when my brother died, my cycles stopped for over six months. I chalked it up to such a severe shock to my system. In this case, after […]

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