Tag Archive: Life

Goodbye 2017, hello 2018

I am glad that 2017 is finally coming to a close because it has been a difficult and painful year, mainly due to family issues and the general ugliness that has overtaken our nation. I have been profoundly depressed and unhappy this year. I wish I could compartmentalize things or just not let these things …

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Life and Death

This has been a year defined by life and death. The year started off with the birth of my precious grandson, but was soon followed by the news that my step-father had been moved to hospice care as his terminal disease was nearing the end of its course. Then I recently learned I will once …

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Sometimes life can be cruel in ways which are almost beyond comprehension. An upcoming occasion which will be one of the happiest and most joyous days for one son will also cause my other son to feel both bittersweet happiness and a heightened sense of loss and grief. And I will feel for both of …

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