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Fifty-Two Weeks of My Healing...

Week 34:

The cute avitars they had for facebook. Bit strips. This is me and mom. One of our many adventures together. I so miss her. 9 more words


Capturing the Beauty in Life--Even in Death

I spent eight years as a photographer. For eight years I watched couples and families during their most joyous times of their lives. Weddings, anniversaries, births of their children, milestone moments like birthday parties, graduations, family photo sessions, gender reveals, and more. 587 more words

Human Dignity

Prague 2

You met me
in Prague
waltzing around
the rim of my
wine goblet,
too late to join me
for dinner and
too late for
a shared glass… 15 more words


The Real Boogey Man: Hiding Your Grief and Pain

The past few months have been trying ones for me. On top of the “normal” stresses of life with a family and career came devastating news at home and at work. 386 more words


Fifty-Two Weeks of My Healing...

Week 32:

On the many Saturdays we spent at the farmer”s market in Georgetown ,TX. Those were awesome times. She would leave every saturday we went, with a bouwuet of Sunflowers. 16 more words


The Permanence of Impermanence

You have to pay attention because, if you don’t, you will miss the best things.

My mind has been parsing the notion of loss lately. I’m not talking only about losing a person or pet to disease or losing my children as they grow and become their own people, although these two particular losses have been weighing heavily on my heart recently. 694 more words

Finding Peace

Ready, Steady, Go

I’m almost ready to reopen the box containing mementos of our time together and pare it down even more.

So bizarre.

I truly thought that one day, our grandchildren would go thru those “treasures” and want to hear the stories attached to them. 203 more words