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Trip to Joplin and Carthage Showcased Steps in Grief Process

By Lisa Yorkgitis Nahach


When my husband, Jim, and I went to southwest Missouri recently to support our son’s basketball team, I had no idea that the trip would help me deal with my grief.  1,088 more words

Jefferson City

The Purpose of My Now

Lost. Yes, that’s the word. That feeling when you don’t really know how to describe where you are in this moment, and you are not sure of what the next moment holds. 445 more words

Time-Outs aren't Just for Kids

Recently my husband surprised me with a mini vacation. Lately, our life has been quite busy, and to be brutally honest, it’s been hit by a major tornado. 296 more words


The Reinvention of Me

Wow.  What a year 2014 was and what a crazy year 2015 is starting to be.  In November, I posted Tornadoes.  Well, turns out only 1 was an actual tornado and the other was a victim, like myself.  738 more words



I don’t remember just when it was that I became terrified of storm clouds.  I have vivid happy memories of sitting with my family on the screened porch, watching the lightening play in the sky.   486 more words

Tornado - Jonsi

Sometimes things are left better unsaid and played instead.

Tornado – Jonsi

You grow, you roar
Although disguised
I know you

You’ll learn to know… 88 more words


Whirlpools dragging me under

Spiralling down

In ever decreasing circles,

Twisting in a tornado

That no one else even feels.

Going down, down under water,

When all I want… 19 more words