Category Archives: Grief

When Robyns Soar

“Mom – mom come here now – a crow just grabbed a robin in the air!” I ran to the front window to join my son, who was staring wide-eyed at what was taking place in our front yard. There … Continue reading

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Turning Corners …and Tossing Blanket Excuses

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Margaret’s Baby

..in a return to beginnings, I’ve gone back to some moments in my life that proved significant and poignant for me. One of those periods was a return home after time spent in childhood foster care… Continue reading

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Better Than Goodbye

I know you needed me for something bigger… way bigger than tats, boobs and roots and – I let you down… but your angels and mine told me that was meant to be… Because I have a job, I was always going … Continue reading

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Anchor-age, Not the Alaskan Kind

No matter what kind of curve ball life throws, even those 359 degree ones, there are two things that demand focus in any way they can get it – cookies and bacon.

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When I Set Fire To The Pain

… and I won’t say it, but it breaks my heart to know that it will happen someday for even my sweet, sweet baby. And another tear falls… Continue reading

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