Monthly Archives: November 2014

Do The Right Thing – Post Script

My 90 year old aunt is staying with us and we didn’t tell her about Gilligan.  Honestly,  I didn’t know myself we were going to let him go until we were at the vet’s.  When we got home, we told … Continue reading

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Do The Right Thing

Yesterday, we drove to Long Island.  Every year, on the Friday after Thanksgiving, we go to place Christmas blankets on my husband’s parents’ grave.  This year, we placed one on his son’s grave too.  It was a strange day, solemn … Continue reading

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There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio

Yesterday was the six month anniversary of my step-son’s death.  My husband said nothing about it and neither did I.  I thought, perhaps, he didn’t want to talk about it. Matthew’s death has been numbing for all of us.  I … Continue reading

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On Losing A Friend

I grew up in a family that had a cliche for everything.  My mother would have said “When it rains, it pours.”  And she would have been right.  In my life right now I have a sick dog, a sick … Continue reading

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Angry Bones

I have a secret. I have anger in my bones. Deep in the marrow, Hot, burning grains that grind and crunch with every move. And in the darkest chamber of my heart, it pulses with a sickly, green glow. I … Continue reading

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The Screaming Woman

I have a sick dog right now.  He seems to be doing better on medication but I am having a hard time letting myself be hopeful.  This feels like one more body blow from life that I can’t take right … Continue reading

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Grandmother

On Saturday I had a double massage session.  Two hours of sheer bliss.  My body must have know subconsiously that I would be needing extra strenght and stamina in the days to come. As I lay on the table, I … Continue reading

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