The cold is creeping in and after a 70 degree Christmas, I suppose it’s time. What better way to end/begin a year with an Arctic blast of -27 F?! The cold may just freeze me in my tracks but the “cold” can’t stop my progress!! Before I delve into this blog, I want to put … Continue reading Goodbye 202-1
I have been yelled at twice today. I am overly cautious about the way I talk to vendors and customers on the phone. My gravelly voice is often misinterpreted for being "short or cross" so I intentionally try to corral that impression! (insert eye roll) Today I was yelled at for no reason and still … Continue reading Remind Me, It’s Christmas…
This has been a summer like no other. I have worked more this year than I ever thought my body could possibly take. I sleep away the weekends because I can't move and I have missed more sunny days because of sleeping the weekend away than I care to remember. I am thankful for the … Continue reading Not Sure What to Call This One….
I took my Dad home to Kilspendie Kirk in Kilspendis Scotland on Sunday, September 30th, a journey that is now complete. It is no accident that everything that has happened up to this point, either in my life, or in my grief was bringing me full circle even if I didn't know it at the … Continue reading Dad…..peace
I have been very open about my journey with depression and grief. I have answered all of the questions anyone has asked and I have tried to advocate for the "humane treatment" for depression! I have found that most often "pulling yourself up by the bootstraps" doesn't work for clinical depression. Believe me, I've tried … Continue reading December 5th
I remember distinctly when my dad's best friend John turned 60. (I have written about him before) I cried and cried thinking that it was so old and I thought of all of the cruddy things about aging and how horrible it must be and how life was going to be over shortly!! I wove … Continue reading Aging, why did I used to cry??