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2018. A new year & new cushions

I have been trying for days to work out where to start with my blog for 2018 as last year was such an none event with it and for days I have been struggling as where to start. 684 more words


Letting Go

Here is a picture of my Dad letting go of me as I took my first wobbly baby steps.

Last night, at 10:30 PM, Dad let go of the strings that bound him to this earthly world. 209 more words

Loss and Gain

{Originally composed on 6/7/17, shared with the world on 01/04/18}

Losing a parent does something to a person.

My husband lost his Daddy to a short battle with cancer two years ago last month. 547 more words

Peace through poetry?

It’s a new year. I spent a quiet Christmas Eve with my dad, endured nightmares in the haunted guest room. On Christmas night, I visited my brother and his family—my sister-in-law, their three kids, my nephew’s wife, and my niece’s boyfriend. 593 more words

Embracing 2018 - 10 Grief Resolutions

The New Year often symbolizes a new beginning, but for those of us who are grieving the new year can represent yet another long year without our loved one. 588 more words

Your first Christmas in Heaven

The December fog has come to stay

The smell of sugar cookies and pine fill the air

The walls are no longer bare. The house is covered in red and gold- 172 more words

Washed In The Water

Freaking Shit Holidays!

Marry, Marry, MARRY Christmas! Marry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah! Of course, Hanukkah is over. It’s often over by this time, like around Christmas or so, when the good stuff happens—when spy people in convincing camo and 1960s radar gear give the children of America their secret glimpse of Santa’s progress around the world. 547 more words