Category Archives: Grief

Just a Dog

“Just a dog” is going in for surgery today. We are all pretty upset about it. You might ask why? Why with all the people lost are we so sad about the possibility of losing just a dog? Let me … Continue reading

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Something is Wrong

When a community comes together to hold a candlelight vigil something really bad has happened. I attended one last night. It was organized by the National Honor Society from our local high school.  These kids should be planning for the … Continue reading

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It’s the End of the World as We Know It (not Quite)

I once explained in the depths of the anguish after losing Kev that I would wake up in the morning and, just for a moment, be disappointed that I hadn’t died in my sleep.  I’ve long since overcome that feeling … Continue reading

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As I watched the events unfold yesterday I saw a lot of familiar faces.  No one I knew, but emotions I recognized, and felt once again. Sometimes understanding doesn’t really help. I have a picture of Kev which I posted … Continue reading

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It’s been a while. I haven’t posted since the anniversary, almost two months ago. Writing takes energy and commitment, and I’ve been putting in a lot of effort at the new job.  I’m often pretty tired when I get home, … Continue reading

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Two Down – A Lifetime to Go

It’s been two years. I made progress this year.  Somewhere along the line I decided to live my life.  Originally I just wanted to survive for the sake of my other children, but sometime last spring I found myself wanting … Continue reading

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I started a new job this week. That meant leaving my old job of course, a job I’ve been at for over ten years.  I started there in January 2002, right before the Pats won their first Super Bowl.  I … Continue reading

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