Tag Archives: Health

Seasonal Affective Disorder

It is Monday and I am working at one of the galleries where I am a member.  I have been getting out of the house a lot in the past few weeks and I have felt a little panicky lately.  … Continue reading

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the second year

We have passed the first anniversary of our son’s death and into the second year.   There have been a few people I have not heard from at all during the first year who have contacted me.   I know … Continue reading

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everyday feelings

Dear Son, It is Saturday and I am exhausted. Your dad is out trimming bushes.  You know it is his therapy to work in the yard. The workshop went well. I had fifteen students.  Some I have known for a … Continue reading

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one week

You might spend your days sifting through the sad details of how they died, but when the day is done you  simply miss them. You can remember the good times, and even smile perhaps laugh.  But when the laughter fades … Continue reading

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Anniversaries

June is halfway through.  I am remembering an anniversary with my son, a storm that took down trees and a hike in Panthertown.  They are good memories. There is inherent loneliness in intense grief.  There is a feeling that no … Continue reading

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Vacation

Dear Son, We are “on vacation.”  We have rented a house at Hilton Head.  Your dad has a conference at the end of the week.  He finds it hard to take a full week for himself without including something that … Continue reading

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Small comforts

Dear Son, In the silence of this house, when I am by myself the question “why” comes up a lot.  I don’t ask others to share in providing an answer, because I fear their responses.  Some say it was your … Continue reading

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