Monthly Archives: August 2014

Robin Williams…

I’d be remiss if I didn’t at least address the apparent suicide of Robin Williams.  These statistics come from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention):   All suicides Number of deaths: 39,518 Deaths per 100,000 population: 12.7 Cause … Continue reading

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5 Practical Things to Do When You’re Sick….and Grieving…

For the last 8 days I’ve been battling a sinus infection.  I’m feeling almost…ALMOST…normal (well, for me anyway).  I missed work most of last week and have a lot of catching up to do.  Being sick gave me a lot … Continue reading

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Profiles in Grief: Neil Peart…

Profiles in Grief is meant to be a series, over time, of individuals, both public and private, who are grieving.  Realistically, this could mean anyone.  We all grieve.  Not one of us gets through this life without loss of one … Continue reading

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Listen to life…

My grandparents lived at the corner of Brighton Beach Avenue and Ocean Parkway in Brooklyn.  There was a Chinese restaurant a couple of blocks down on Brighton Beach Avenue that we used to frequent. ( I’m told my first solid … Continue reading

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Grief and Joy…living side by side…

Every now and then an article or writing or blog post comes along that strikes me as powerfully profound….as does this one.  Living a life of gratitude and finding joy in the small moments is hard when you’re grieving.  Sometimes … Continue reading

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Forgiveness is not a feeling….

Have you ever tried to forgive someone and couldn’t?  I know I have.  Someone says or does something hurtful, whether intentionally or unintentionally, and it digs deep.  There is no forgetting the words or actions.  We might realize that it’s … Continue reading

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About Me…

About Me… It’s been suggested I write a more personal “About Me”.  I’ve been staring at that title above for quite a while.  I’ve spent so much time pouring over other About Me’s on other blogs, websites, and Facebook pages.  … Continue reading

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