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Featured Blog Posts – May 2014 Archive (2)

I said it out loud

This was my first Memorial Day weekend without Toby.  We always went out to the cabin in Idaho and did our hikes, boating, and kayaking. Since I am by myself now, I decided to drive to Seattle. I thought I should do something different and not join the family at the cabin (the cabin is also where he died).  I made the drive over and stayed at my sister’s place with her new husband.  It was good to see her.  I hadn't seen her since the fall because of the snow on the pass.  The…


Added by IndiaKai on May 29, 2014 at 5:46pm — 9 Comments

The Vessel

How many times have I stared at the vessel

That holds your remains

And thought…

How are your feet, your strong hands, your kind eyes

In there?

How many times have I stared at that vessel

My heart twisting, aching, pleading

For it simply not to be?

How many times have I stared at that vessel

And thought, ‘Where are you?’

Only to feel my heart cry out in response,

In here, in here, in…


Added by flannery on May 29, 2014 at 9:02am — 10 Comments

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