my grandma died yesterday. Not unexpected that it wouldn’t be long until she passed, but at the moment she went, we weren’t expecting it. To say we weren’t ready? I don’t know. Are you ever really ready for that moment that someone you love leaves you, even if you have known it is imminent for… Read More The Day Death Comes… in loving memory of my grandma.
Life is funny sometimes, sometimes it is just what we expect it to be but even when it goes the way it is supposed to it can pack a wallop we may not be ready for. How is that possible to go as expected yet still surprise us and leave us breathless and stunned,… Read More How Fragile We Are, Mid-Afternoon Mental Moment
Joe Paterno – The man is a legend, an institution, a household name. At least in my world. My parents went to Penn State– My grandparents went to Penn State. That’s Pennsylvania State University, home of the Nittany Lions, and Joe Paterno. Joe lived on our house from August to January every year of… Read More Yes, You Can Die of a Broken Heart – Joe Paterno, RIP
And so it seems that every trip through grief does come to an end. It doesn’t mean we forget , or that the pain of loss will not visit us. It does not mean that in an unguarded moment a memory will not sneak in and grip our hearts as tight as the day this journey… Read More Acceptance…and Life Goes On
Have you ever had one of those days? The ones where it seems that nothing goes our way, where just when you think you can’t possibly handle anything else, more gets loaded on? Where you feel like you just want to shut down the rides and close early. Let the Moose outside tell the visitors… Read More Sorry Folks, Park’s Closed. The Moose Outside Shoulda Told You.
Tangled in the sheets, I thought it was love. My legs entwined with his. held tight in his embrace, I thought the warmth was the warmth of his skin. I expected to be snuggled in. But awoke to find I was only tangled in the sheets.