Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Tennessee Stud

Doc Watson has passed on.   We’ve listened to his music since we first married.  I remember when his son Merle died.  Some wondered if he would be able to continue his music.  He instituted Merlefest and played on for … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Today our country is honoring the memory of those who gave their life in service to their country.  Whether on the field of battle or whether through some mishap during training or while on duty they were still “serving”.  I … Continue reading

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Binding and Loosing

Sweetheart, There is a nest of baby birds chirping in the garage again.  House wrens love that space.  Because we leave the door open to the garage the birds take advantage of that area.  It never gets terribly hot and … Continue reading

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A note of thanks (every day is mother’s day)

I am here at the counter again, sitting on the barstool where one of my favorite pictures was taken of you.  Your sister took it.  You are getting ready to sip your hot tea.  You look like you are just … Continue reading

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another day

Right after our son died other people who had lost children told me “your son is with you.”  I was incredulous.   He was gone.  Life was empty.  Other meaningful relationships were blunted and dulled to gray.  The world with … Continue reading

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Better???

Having grief in your life on this level is walking a path filled with land mines.   I think I am navigating my way through pretty well when wham!  one blows up in my face. I’ve been told lately by … Continue reading

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Collecting

Hey Babe, It is Tuesday and I’ve been busy with all the business life throws at me.  I know why you hiked and went into the woods so often.  It was to escape all the clutter of things in this … Continue reading

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