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Rona Musings Mourning

Was doing great then BOOM the roller coaster turned on and suddenly it’s up and down, head bobbing, hanging on for dear life, all-out screaming, crying again. The yahrzeit reminder for my Love came in the mail. One year in the Jewish calendar the twenty-third of Sivan June 15th this year will mark the day…

Memories

Sometimes memories make me laugh and cry at the same time. Like this one: or this one: These are just two examples of my nutty, perfect, crazy, laughter filled life with Larry- my Love. Always a funny comeback, and I got him too… Dammit, I miss him. His funny sarcasm. The laughter. Oh so much…

Happy Easter

Childhood Easters bring back the best memories: Spring Easter finery worn to church regardless of how cold it was. Easter baskets hidden, found, overflowing with colored eggs and sweets. Especially memorable was the year that mom made Buckeye Ball eggs and we strategically arranged them behind the traditional bunny cake. (I only say we so…

Traveling Alone – I Did It!

I drove four hours today for work overnight the first of three nights alone in a strange place. Not such a big deal- for a regular business traveler, but for me, it was huge! This is the first big trip alone first hotel stay alone. Sure, I’ve traveled since, well you know, since my Love…

Cracks and Holes

“Yes, we will all have cracks —but that is how we breakwithout falling apart.” Timothy Joshua Grief largely ebbing periodically flowing from my imperfect heart perhaps healing but cracks and holes remain. Holes that permit entrance of light. Light that illuminates memories. Memories that can escape through the cracks. Escaping memories that help healing and…