Category Archives: Love

I won’t be afraid.

I feel traumatized a day after this 2016 election, but I won’t be afraid. When the first state wins pointed to Trump, I just knew that Clinton was going to lose.  I cried, hard, at what this might mean for … Continue reading

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I am grateful.

As Thanksgiving approaches, I am thinking about the rough start to my year. My ex brother-in-law died in a really terrible car crash the morning after Super Bowl Sunday. And my father was diagnosed in March with stage four lung … Continue reading

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What do I do when he is gone?

I wanted to share these facebook posts from my stepmother and myself, and my response to my stepmother’s question, “What will I do when he is gone?”: Mom Gail: Update on my Beloved Danny. He’s still in hospice, but if … Continue reading

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A letter from my 9 year old today

Dear Mom, I really hope you know, I dearly love you so. I hope you have a great Easter and have fun. You are a great mom that always takes care of me and loves me. You are always making … Continue reading

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Not with Haste

I adore Mumford and Sons.  They are, quite honestly, medicinal to my soul “Not With Haste” Your eyes they tie me down so hard I’ll never learn to put up a guard So keep my love, my candle bright Learn … Continue reading

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