With the Holiday season fast approaching, and everyone you know, and wish you didn't, is making merry...While you, the newly widowed, are thinking, Bah, Humbug...Is it any wonder you want to scream, "...
We are alone. And we worry about that. We worry we will die alone.We buried our life partner. And now we worry about who will bury us? Who will walk our dogs, who will feed our cats when we're gone?We...
You're home now -- From the cemetery -- Just closed the door on an endless line of well-wishing-filled-with-advice strangers who didn't know what to say but talked endlessly anyway, and now that they'...
If you are reading this then something terrible has happened. First let me offer my condolences. As Joan Didion says, "Life changes fast." Next let me extend a heartfelt welcome. You are now a member ...
Happy New Year! Yeah, I know. You're thinking what's with this writer? Life sucks without Him by your side. How dare she use the H word and wish me a Happy New Year.Well, I feel your pain. Really, I d...
At the end of a good day you bust out crying for no particular reason.At the end of a bad day you burst out laughing for no particular reason.At the end of everyday, you crawl into bed and sleep on Hi...
You're home now. From the cemetery. The earth crusted in the soles of your shoes isn't dry, yet. And as you make your way through a crowd of well-wishing family members, somebody's nosy next-door neig...
We don't try to make mistakes. But we do. Just like death, mistakes can, and do happen.We don't try to forget to write a check, forget to walk the dog, forget to feed his cat or clean the cat box. But...
Dottiedee here sharing, "I Remember" as this is my story dear to my heart, may we all find our lesson contained within the words on this page.I grew up in South Central Nebraska on a farm. I had been ...
We recap our story from Part I, based on a true life experience. It's about the woman married to the high level auto executive. They led a happy and successful life, raised a family, and assumed they ...