grief and loss

Hi-drangeas

Full disclosure: I do not know much of anything about flowers, plants, trees, and any other members of the plant kingdom. What I do know is that my beautiful friend, Michelle, loved hydrangeas. I never really paid attention to them… Read More ›

1,825 Days

Fifth wedding anniversaries are commemorated in a number of ways. The traditional anniversary gift is wood, or you can go the contemporary route and give a gift of silverware. Year five even has its own gemstone, sapphire, assigned to it… Read More ›

Allowed

Part of my daily morning routine is to say the Serenity Prayer and then ask for guidance, before choosing one of Cory Lockhart’s beautiful Cards for Remembering. I shuffle the deck, and then, without looking, I randomly choose a card…. Read More ›

Signs and Songs

When I first was introduced to trail running by a friend, we would hit the trails together, sometimes joined by other friends.  After my world imploded 7 years ago, I began trail running by myself, though, and have continued to… Read More ›

Jersey Girl

Today marks the beginning of what I refer to as my birthday month.  I once made a joke about my birthday needing more than one day to be celebrated, and so began my birthday month.  Although this comment was said… Read More ›

She Won

Normally, when my blog goes silent, it is because I do not have anything that I feel the need to share.  This time, though, is different and definitely not normal, whatever that is.  No, the silence comes from having too… Read More ›