June 28, 2018

When we experience a deeply personal we can forget others share it with us. Sometimes first hand and others in a vicarious manner. 

In our hurt, we fail to see the damage done to those around us. Whether from the shared experience or the consequence of our misery and su...

June 21, 2018

In 2012, after David’s memorial, my blog writing became sporadic. I thought the story was over. On occasion I would update it to connect with those who’d become invested in the story.

Longer and longer periods of time would pass between posts but to my surprise the stor...

June 14, 2018

I’ve learned a lot about grief, loss and mourning since 2012.

One such thing is the importance of saying goodbye in a formalized way. Memorials, funerals, celebrations of life or a private reading of a letter near a lake, are all ways this can be accomplished.

I’ve also...

June 7, 2018

Studies show we lose our ability to effectively measure speed while driving through fog. We’re not able to use landmarks as reference and if we don’t pay extra attention to the speedometer we can drive much faster than safe or intended.

Driving through fog is also exhau...

June 2, 2018

Transition is often difficult.

Moving from one thing or place to a new and different thing or place is hard. I think that’s because change is hard. No matter what state you’re transitioning from or to, it’s as if humans don’t do change well. We become accustomed to thin...

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