Things I didn’t know (Living with Cancer)

Learning to live with cancer or any other illness is indeed about “learning”. (depositphotos_173920254) Ten years ago, I wrote this piece but didn’t publish it. I was too afraid to talk about all the screw-ups (learning opportunities) that happened...

Hope

What if…             we exhaled and let go of that breath we are all collectively holding? What if…             we recognized that we are all struggling, and...

Widow Wednesday #14: Teamwork

Welcome to Widow Wednesdays. A new way for me to share what worked, what didn’t work and what could work better. Moving forward requires teamwork Moving forward is always easier when it is supported through teamwork. It wasn’t until I was well along the road to...

The Lighting of Three Candles

Though we may not be able to gather in our usual way this holiday season, it is still important to come together. Ritual is one way to connect with those we love. I hope this post from 2018 inspires you to create your own new ways of staying connected. -From the...

2020: A Sense of Accomplishment

Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash We tend to associate a sense of accomplishment with doing or completing a task or project. Whether its painting a bedroom or hitting a million in sales, when we reach a goal we feel happy, proud and self-confident. For some people it...

My Inner Crone

As I grow into my inner crone My hair will become silver, long and curls will abound The challenge will be to see if frizz wins out or if my crowning crone glory will simply become luxurious big hair I am grateful for the plethora of hair products that tame, sculpt...