Tag Archives: loss of a loved one

Before the Sun Sets and the Moment is Gone

You would have been 69 today!  Happy Birthday dear Sis! This morning, my buddy and I took a morning walk along the bay front and I mentioned to her that you were on my mind. You would have enjoyed that … Continue reading

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Auntie E

I need to stop, breathe, think, and get these thoughts down. They are important. As simple as they may sound, to me they say it all and they are worth saying. My Auntie E is 96 years old and as … Continue reading

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Tai Chi and Polenta

Some days, I feel so happy to be alive that I’m compelled to do a shout-out to our maker. It started with polenta. Last night, a friend said “Why don’t you cook up some polenta and I’ll grill vegetables and we … Continue reading

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I Will Miss You, Sweet Harry and Sally

Sometimes, life is so incredibly hard. I had to surrender Harry and Sally yesterday. This came after months of trying everything I could to correct a “bad behavior”, but to no avail. Some of you know the whole story; others … Continue reading

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Humpty Dumpty Had a Great Fall

Seven people sitting in a small room in a church. Three men. Four women.  Feet crossed at the ankles. Hands folded in their laps. Like children on the first day of school, patiently waiting for class to start.  Soulful eyes. … 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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