Tag Archives: Happiness

Missing you

I’ve had a few tough nights since our son died.  Surprisingly only a few, until this week.  The past two nights have been rough.  I wake up and flash back to July 2nd.  When I do sleep,  dreams become vivid, … Continue reading

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Among other things

I took my dogs to the vet today.  Sky the mini Australian Shepherd  is enrolled in a “courteous canine” class.  He is 19 months old now.  Ebby our pomeranian is in her 12th year.  I was nervous to go to … Continue reading

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Dear Son

Hey Babe, The weird weather here is suiting me just fine.  It seems fitting that everything should be weird , out-of-the-ordinary, atypical.  The sun is shining while all the clouds on the horizon are as dark as pitch.  There are … Continue reading

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Grief

I can count the days since July 2nd on one hand when I have not shed a tear. I haven’t had one of those days in a while.  I am working on not letting those tearless days make me feel … Continue reading

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January 16, 2012

Dear Son, Your sister was home this weekend.  She came alone.  She left the dogs and your brother-in-law back at the house.  She has a renter for your apartment.  She has stamped all your books and readied them for the … Continue reading

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Feel again

One of my good friends told me that when she was younger her mother had a great and horrible reply for one of the more commonly used phrases employed by young people when they are asked to do something they … Continue reading

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In the New Year

Dear Son, I have to tell you that this is the hardest thing I have ever had to learn to do, figuring out how to continue on without you.  It has no precedent.   I cannot compare it to anything … Continue reading

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The path

Cycling through again.   I have stopped counting the cycles.   I have recognized that they can come from unanticipated triggers.  Notes and remembrances from loving friends, stories in the news of events that parallel our own unfortunate circumstances, days … Continue reading

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Popcorn

  I am an old movie fan, having watched the late late show when I was a pre-teen and allowed to stay up on Friday and Saturday night provided I got up early enough in the morning.  I fell in love with … Continue reading

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In Time

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