I mentioned in my chalkboard post that there was a little story behind this graphic. And since I’m still in storytelling mode (and not wanting to work on the class I’m teaching tomorrow *ahem*) why don’t you join me for a cuppa joe. I drink lots of coffee. I call it a Starbucks knock-off. Tons […]
I get asked that. A lot. Like, a few times every day. But I consider that an improvement over multiple phone calls I was getting every hour for the past 3 weeks. Ugh. Oh, I know people mean well, but what do you say when people as you if you’re okay? Heck no, I’m not […]
I wrote this manifesto two weeks after my husband died as a reminder of his message to me and to inspire others to shine their light.
My dear readers, I thought I could make this shorter. I tried. I really did. But I had to write the story of my husband’s passing fully. I thank you for your indulgence and for all of your prayers. If you’ve ever had a loved one in the ER then you know about waiting. If […]
My best friend died last Monday, May 14. After some debate, I’ve chosen to write about Marlon’s time in the hospital, his passing, and, eventually, ‘lighter’ stories of his wonderful life. While I’m still in a state of denial, writing about him brings me much comfort, as did your incredible, thoughtful, comments on his passing. […]
Christmas 2011 Hello, my dear readers. This is by far the hardest post I’ve ever written since I’ve been blogging and I’ve debated whether or not to even write it at all. After a lot of consideration, I know I’m making the right decision in sharing this with you. My husband, Marlon, died completely unexpectedly […]
Twenty. That’s how many Valentine’s Days BBH & I have spent together. Some romantic. But most of them were not. And that’s okay. After 20 years together, romance comes and goes. It’s the day after day, week after week – that turns into year after year – that really matters. What’s more romantic than that? […]