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While on a trip this summer, I had some minor flooding in my basement. Because I always said "someday" when thinking about organizing the years of papers, some papers were damaged. I decided to gather all the papers in the ...
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When my husband died, I had a teenage child at home. I set aside a huge part of my mental, physical and emotional energy to do my best as a single parent. This was new ground to me. I had ...
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Flying used to terrify me. As I spoke with a therapist about this, I came to the conclusion it is because I am not in control of my fate while sitting in an airplane. I have literally turned my life ...
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Right after Don died, I went to the eye doctor. Guess what? I needed reading glasses. I thought since I was so nearsighted I would have a time where my eyes would be normal before doing the thing they do ...
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"Let me not die while I am still alive." Sheryl Sandburg quotes this short prayer in a powerful post she wrote on Facebook June 3rd. The Facebook Chief Executive Officer and well-known author was suddenly widowed earlier this year. Her ...
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My cars and I have become very good friends since my husband died. Soon after his passing, I think they sent messages to each other saying, "Master is no longer here! Let us break down!" I learned A LOT about ...
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Note: This was originally posted at funhasarrived.com on 11/1/13 Last Monday marked one year since FHA died. I wasn’t sure how I was going to feel that day and can confirm my brain went “BLURP” and took the day off. ...
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The picture "The Good Samaritan" by Liz Lemon Swindle hangs in my living room. It is a modern-day depiction of the biblical story. It was given to me by a local non-profit organization after my husband died. He served on ...
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Tomorrow my youngest graduates from high school. A few weeks ago, I read an interview with Lesa France Kennedy. Ms. Kennedy is the NASCAR vice chairperson and International Speedway Corporation CEO and is a widow. In this interview, she was ...
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Note: This post is not in any way a criticism of big box stores or those who shop there (I shop there). Rather it is a short essay on how my husband's death affected my perspective in a variety of ...
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