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Back in New Orleans

“The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly.”

Im spending this Memorial Day weekend in New Orleans. 158 more words

Thought of the day

“Life is short, live it. Love is rare, grab it. Anger is bad, dump it. Fear is awful, face it. Memories are sweet, cherish it.” 106 more words

Just Holding On.....

I started therapy yesterday.

I’ve been in a bad place and I’ve spent more time these last few months living in the dark than I have seeing any light.  849 more words


Ecclesiastes 3:4

“A time to weep, a time to laugh; a time to mourn, a time to dance.” – Ecclesiastes 3:4

This verse was on a necklace that used to continually hang around my neck. 300 more words


The lies

My head has been spinning since returning to Alabama. Luckily I’m heading out of here tomorrow morning to Florida. My grief is in full swing. I’m not sleeping, not eating, exercising excessively and crying uncontrollably. 180 more words

J Douglas Homes: Then and Now

It’s been nine and a half months since J Douglas Homes lost its founder and CEO.  My late husband, Joe, began the company in the Summer of 2007, after working for a large, national builder for many years. 1,863 more words

Shimmers of Light and Holding On.....

Remember the board game snakes and ladders that you played as a kid – and sometimes as a big kid?!  Well that’s how I would describe my emotional state these last few weeks.  541 more words