Sorting through Mom’s things
Just a little stream of consciousness about what we’ve found while going through Mom’s stuff.
Dark, dangerous hearts
I am struggling to forgive a gross wrong I suffered more than four years ago.
Remembering Karen Carpenter
Personal memories of learning of Karen Carpenter’s death, as a big fan.
I was roofied. Here’s the story, as best I can remember it.
My theme for 2023
This is the word I’m going to use in 2023 to guide my path.
Suicide transfers your suffering to those who love you
It’s been one year since I learned of my oldest child’s suicide.
Christmas traditions come and go and that’s sometimes hard
Processing some difficult feelings this Christmas.
The first Thanksgiving without Mom.
Comparing and contrasting grief
I reflect on how I experienced grief with several losses over the last 10 years.
First and final memories with Mom
Before Mom died, I was able to revisit some wonderful childhood memories with her.
Carole Ann (Frederick) Grey, 1944-2022
My mother passed away last week. Here’s her story.
Dean Porter, 1939-2022
Remembering my father’s best friend, who died recently.