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Learning to Meditate - finally.

I hesitated for a moment before posting this -which is probably some sort of indication that this is something I really need to confess especially to my son.   771 more words

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"It's my everything"

One of the many facets of our dear Jerritt was being a ham radio operator.  At 8 years old he obtained his ham radio license, and soon after being licensed he requested a vanity call sign made up of his initials: N6JLV.   270 more words

Parent Grief

Todays Prompt: In Loving Memory

Dear Son,
I’ve been reading and writing a lot of poetry. I escape a little sometimes with some of my thoughts, but most often I return to thoughts of you, your sister, our family. 708 more words

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A painful morning...

I received word yesterday that a co-worker’s daughter died in a motorcycle accident on Tuesday.  She was 19.  Since Jerritt died the news of death, no matter if I know the family, gives me a sense of pain because I know the devastation that death leaves behind.   740 more words

Parent Grief

Mourning Fog

I was writing a poem for an assignment that I accepted through WordPress when one of the prompts was “fog”. When I pull up the weather sites one of the warnings that is often posted is “Morning Fog”. 353 more words

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What I've seen as life goes on...

It’s been a month since I put my feelings into words.  I’ve thought about writing several times but chose to just keep it all inside.  Instead, I’ve been watching – studying others around me, listening to conversations, reading other blogs, watching how ‘life goes on’, and sometimes word gets back to me on how others think I’m doing, yet there are few who truly ask me how I’m doing.  1,450 more words

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Thirty three years

You have probably had that moment when you have been very busy and the busy-ness stops. You are in a familiar place where you stand still for just that second and the familiar is surprising because of  just how familiar it it is. 736 more words

Coping With The Death Of A Child