Category Archives: Random Thoughts

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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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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Transition

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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Updates

I’m busy.  Soccer has started, Kata’s season started last week and Drew’s starts tomorrow. Of course, fall is coming on fast and that’s going to bring the pain and sadness again.  Birthday…anniversary…holidays.  I find myself thinking a lot, listening to … Continue reading

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Lyrical Tears

You can’t really say why you do it, but sometimes you just do.  You know the sadness that is behind the curtain, but you have to lift it and look, just the same. Shortly after Kevin died my niece gave … Continue reading

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The Roller Coaster

The following quotation is from the movie “Parenthood” courtesy of IMDB.com [Gil has been complaining about his complicated life; Grandma wanders into the room] Grandma: You know, when I was nineteen, Grandpa took me on a roller coaster. Gil: Oh? … Continue reading

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Fathers Day Version 2.0

Perhaps more than any other day, Fathers Day highlights the razors edge between appreciating what I have and lamenting what has been lost. My mood yesterday alternated between deep sadness, and just as deep contentment. I wanted to do something … Continue reading

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