There are those memoirs or blogs or random stories of people who will tell you that something beautiful came out the death of their loved one. That they found their true calling or that they…Blog Death Is Not a Catalyst For Positive Change- 15 Likes
I have always believed that I am a person who keeps their promises. I actually take promises quite seriously and dont promise something that I cant deliver. Except for when I promise things to…Blog Keeping Promises 5 Likes
60 days today..since you left this earthly life. 60 days, or 2 months. i am not going to calculate the hours. A lot can be done in 60 days..2/3rds of a semester, the tiny sprouts of a vegetable…Blog 60 days 5 Likes
I'm panicking, what I had written for today is not ready yet...it's just not right. Let's try this:…Blog AboutRight 7 Likes Brother-In-Law's Wedding next week.....
Well in 10 days time my BIL will be getting married. Craig should of been the best man to his brother! And an aunt of his arrived yesterday and relatives from NZ will arrive this weekend and then…Blog Brother-In-Law's Wedding next week..... 2 Likes
There’s a lot of discussion in widowhood circles about the “insensitive” things people say to recently widowed people. I put the word insensitive in quotations marks because I’m not 100% buying…Blog It's Not Always about Us 5 Likes
The first year after my husband died, I didn't expect us to be well. I expected the sky to fall and the sorrow to engulf us, so when we found any bit of mirth and cheer, it felt like an…Blog After this great love, another 7 Likes
I saw this on the secondfirsts website today and loved it.
I am hoping I am feeling a bit more like this on my journey. I will always be broken but I still have a choice and I…Blog Life from a different Point of View! 5 Likes r c 10 10 09 photo r c 10 10 09 1 Like
My daughter's fish died on July 2. No one knows how old he was when he passed on to wherever pet store fish go when they die. The little betta with multiple names (Chris, Brian or Pascal,…Blog Replacements 8 Likes What he was thinking, 2 Blog What he was thinking, 2 2 Likes
I was really good at living with intention before my husband died. I was good about doing things with good reason and being thoughtful, even purposeful about what I did and how I did it. I had…Blog Being intentional 2 Likes My Yard and Garden is like a microcosm of my
My poor yard and garden have suffered terribly in the last almost 19 months since my wife passed away. I have trees that are either dead or on serious life support, some with beetle infestations…Blog My Yard and Garden is like a microcosm of my 1 Like Discovery
I was married for the last 8 years, before that I was single for 10 years. Single and a parent to a 10 year old boy. As fate would have it, along with my newly found married life I became…Blog Discovery 2 Likes How a broken truck explained the permanency o
This morning, on the way to school, Hannah and I were passing the spot where my truck broke down the other day. She told me that we'll be fine today because the truck is all new, and I said yes,…Blog How a broken truck explained the permanency o 4 Likes grateful yesterday I went to doctor - regular yearly check-up. He said "You are in real good health, Barb" - keep up the physical exercise you are getting. On the way home when usually I cry, i started… Blog grateful 3 Likes WAITING
We are still waiting for you
Your sandals are just where you left them
I did not touch the glass or straw from which you took your last…Blog WAITING 3 Likes 4 years....
This past May 3rd, was the 4 year mark. Four years since my world blew apart. I've been reading the comments posted on this web site and my tears started flowing. It is hard to contain them…Blog 4 years.... 2 Likes Three Months and This Feels Even Worse
It's been about three months since my wife died... and I feel like I am more lost now than I have ever been.
Tonight, as I performed my nightly tuck-in rituals with my kids, I felt…Blog Three Months and This Feels Even Worse 6 Likes I love you Jorge photo I love you Jorge 4 Likes