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Jumping Down Rabbit Holes

In the blog post Life—Period I mentioned a rabbit hole to go down later… I can’t resist a good rabbit hole and no, my name isn’t Alice… But the question haunting me is: Why is it that the person I see in the mirror is so focused on the things she wants to fix that…

I Will

I will- No, I choose to: Be happy Honor this life I’ve been blessed with Guard my heart Love Share my journey back from the abyss Remember my Love and the lessons he taught me Summon my Strength even when I feel weak Rejoice Practice Gratitude, Kindness, and choose Abundance. These are choices that I…

In the Beginning

I don’t know where else to start but at the beginning My Love and I met in October 2005. Online. He happened upon my profile, started up a conversation, and proceeded to rock my world. He was a renaissance man with a conservative streak and Jewish. I was bald, and Christian. One day I decided…

Smiles , and Littles, and Bears, Oh My

My Love adored our grandchildren. One of his last wishes was that they never forget him. While I don’t believe anyone will let that happen, I wanted something concrete to give each of them for the holidays that would be a reminder of Grandpa. Thanks to a connection through my sister-by-choice Wendi, Bridgette at The…

Christmas Reflections – In Loving Memory Of and Onward Ho

Happy day after… My bittersweet yet happy Christmas was spent with family The day was festive with smiles and an undercurrent of sadness. Remembering loved ones with traditions observed: “A Christmas Story” playing on continuous loop – check Thoughtful gifts given and received – check Chinese takeout – check Fireball remembrance shots – check I…