This too shall pass. We have heard this phrase many times. We know it to be true. Yet when we are in the moment of whatever “this” is, it can be very hard to believe. Loving someone or something is so wonderful. It is an all-encompassing feeling of happiness and warmth. The heart swells … Continue reading This too shall pass….
Another rainy day in New England. The month of April has featured 21 out of 30 days of rain. If the old adage “April showers….” holds true, May will find us with an over abundance of beautiful and colorful flowers. What a lovely thought. Rain does something to the psyche, especially when it occurs on … Continue reading Rainy days and Sundays….
Addiction, the mere word causes my throat to constrict, my heart to palpitate, my eyes to fill. Being an addict is devastating; loving one can be just as disastrous. This story begins approximately 38 years ago. A college freshman, away from home for the first time, meets a local boy in a bar, and is instantly intrigued. His shoulder … Continue reading Addiction
Childhood, the days of carefree existence; wake up and the most difficult decision of the day would be Tony Tiger or Sam the Toucan. Puddle jumping, frog catching, bike riding bliss. Endless summer days filled with sunburn, chlorine, and sticky fingers. Bitterly cold winter days filled with snowmen, rosy checks, and hot cocoa. Simplicity at … Continue reading Childhood
So much has happened since my last post. A diagnosis of ankylosis spondylitis, the sudden death of my mother in law, brother and cousin, my son moving out, my daughter ending a long term relationship and suddenly having to manage a house and career alone, it’s truly been a challenging time. It started with the … Continue reading Off the grid
This week has seemed somewhat off. The universe just seems a bit off kilter. My uncle passed away yesterday. He was 99 years old and truthfully just wanted to see 100. I’m not quite sure why. Maybe he felt it was the ultimate goal. Maybe he wanted to complete a century, maybe he wanted that … Continue reading And then there is this…
wow feels like I haven’t blogged in forever! I’ve been busy with life, mostly taking it for granted, until last Tuesday when reality once again reigned down upon me showering me with it’s cold hard truth. Nothing lasts forever…well that’s not necessarily true…I believe Gods love for us lasts forever, but things of this earth … Continue reading A little thing called the thyroid….