Tag: Family

07 Dec 2018

This lovely picture was taken last Christmas. It was taken at the home of the couple that opened their arms to my daughter, her boyfriend, our dog and me the first Christmas after my husband’s death. Are there any pictures from that Christmas? No. Was the day emotional, funny, awkward, and surreal? Was sorrow present?…

26 May 2016

How nice to write a lighter blog. As hokey as it sounds we do learn from our children and grandchildren.  Here are a couple of things I’ve re-learned in the not too distant past thanks to the handsome gentleman seated above. 1. When we are tired and hungry we are not at our best. It…

05 Apr 2010

It is not a coincidence that I haven’t blogged since January and that this post is about things I wish I knew about cancer but didn’t. My brother passed away mid-January from aggressive renal (kidney) cancer and it has not been in me to write publicly since then. But, when I read in today’s about…