Tag Archives: grieving

It Is In Giving That We Receive

I had just said goodbye to my daughter. Sitting in the terminal waiting for my flight, I pondered. The following day would be the anniversary of my husband’s funeral, and our wedding anniversary. I picked that day on purpose, thinking … Continue reading

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Pondering the Question

What should we get her? I don’t know! Dead bug? Got her that last year! Oh man!

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Scalloped Potatoes and Ham

On my way to church this morning, I remembered all those other Easters. The last 20 or so all went about the same way. I can hear him saying to a daughter on the telephone, “Why don’t you bring a … Continue reading

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The Man in the White Hat

When you lose a loved one, they warn you that there are many “firsts”. They’re usually referring to the first Christmas, the first Easter, the first party without him/her, the first time you go to church alone. And they are … Continue reading

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Waddayawannado?

I dunno. Waddayouwannado? Go to a movie? I hear “Lincoln” is good. Yeh? Are there any cats in it? I dunno. Looks cold outside. Yeah…

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Pick Your Slope!

Come on, Mom, you can do it! Oh, I don’t know, honey, I’ve never done this before, and it scares me! And I’m old! What if I break something? Come on, Grandma, you can do it!! Oh, crud, I don’t … Continue reading

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Group Therapy for One

Just two days ago I wrote about this being my “quiet time”. Uh huh. Sure. For anyone who knows me, you may have thought “Oh, pleeeeze…!” and you would have been right. At yesterday’s grief support group, I came off … Continue reading

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