Category Archives: Memories

Happy Birthday to Me

Age is just a number they say, yet as I grow older I can’t help but look back when the number changes. I celebrated a birthday last week, one year shy of “The Big One” and I’ve been thinking about … Continue reading

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Happy BalanceTimes Day

Since Kev is the oldest, most of the silly mispronunciations he created as a child have become part of our family vocabulary, like Apple Spider and Meg Nog. Today of course I’m reminded of BalanceTimes Day, which I guess had … Continue reading

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I Wonder Sometimes

I’ve thought a lot about the afterlife lately, I’m sure you can understand why. One aspect that I’ve thought a lot about is “what’s it like”? Yesterday was one of those rare treat late fall days that New England sometimes … Continue reading

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With Deepest Gratitude

When I feel down, the way I have recently, I try to turn my thoughts to the positive things in my life.  It’s a very conscious way of avoiding the despair that I know lies all around me.  I make … Continue reading

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I Understand

I cried this morning. Ten years ago, like most everyone else, I was a sympathetic observer.  I felt bad for the bereaved but I didn’t understand their anguish.  The overwhelming emotion on that day was anger; anger at the people … Continue reading

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Precious Little Moments

There was a compassionate friends meeting recently where the planned topic of conversation was missed milestones and how to deal with them. One of the things I’ve discovered about myself is I seem to do OK with the milestones. Milestones … Continue reading

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Vacation

We just got back from a week up in North Conway (well Bartlett to be precise) so I thought I’d check in since I haven’t posted anything for a week or so. For the last 3 or 4 years Kev … Continue reading

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