Wish you were here

Anniversaries and significant dates are always going to be tricky… or interesting… or devastating. I am swinging wildly between them emotionally. It’s my birthday month and I love a good birthday, I always have. You gave me that love of birthdays. One minute I am absolutely fine and having a laugh… and then suddenly something catches…More

Song of the open road

This is for a good friend, with all my love  “Song of the open road” by Walt Whitman  I do not offer the old smooth prizes, but offer rough new prizes.  These are the days that must happen to you: You shall not heap up what is called riches, you shall scatter with lavish hand…More

#BreastCancerRealityCheck–October 1, 2016

Tired of the misinformation, the cliches, the “feel-good” stories we’re bombarded with each October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month? Want to tell YOUR truth about what it’s R… Source: #BreastCancerRealityCheck–October 1, 2016More

A thousand tiny moments

I can reproduce the sound of your voice in my head, As I walk, you talk; I imagine your smile. And though you are no longer sharing this air, It smells sweet, and reminds me of you.     When a pleasing thought that occurs to me Is something that we should have shared, Though…More

Your story

It hurts our hearts that you are gone, and this is now the end of the story of a lovely wife, mother, grandma, sister, friend. You’re spoken of in such fond ways, by everyone you’ve met. Your kindness and your lovely smile they never will forget. You’re still here in our photographs; In voicemails on…More