Monthly Archives: November 2014

And then Mother Earth turned sharply and spoke to me. She waited for my full attention and announced, “If you can’t stop that, I’ll give you something to be thankful for.”

I won’t admit that I took anything for granted before #hiscancer. I had already imagined myself succumbing to a long and painful death because my breasts or uterus would betray me.  Certainly, I had amassed enough information in my son’s cancer … Continue reading

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Denial brings more grief than it does favor It promises pretty views and sweet smells It smells like delectable treats and glows like a summer moon Denial wants you enveloped and amused at possibilities Invite your heart to play but … Continue reading

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The Care Giver’s Manifesto ….

So maybe it’s not so much a manifesto, as it is a list of reminders.  And make no mistake, it’s definitely not a whine fest.  Nor is it a lame psychological attempt for attention, because someone is ill and garnering … Continue reading

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Sleep to the stars Wrapped in a familiar smell Under the warmth of someone’s love. Walk the steps Over and over again The disbelief, the stun, the bargain. Find a way while waiting for peace Leaning into the clear view … Continue reading

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