Returning to the Grief Journey

Returning to the Grief Journey

No answers, but memories and healing after 35 years. I awoke in such a fright! I rose straight upright in bed that morning and jumped up to look out the window. Was I too late? Too late for what? I wasn’t certain what it was I was fearing? But I watched my mom pull...
A Caregiver’s Journey

A Caregiver’s Journey

Sharing in the challenges and joys of recovery from severe burns “Is he dead or alive?” “Alive.” Six simple words. Six words which had the power to affect the lives of Vance and others. That question – that response held hope of survival. I knew Vance in that instance...
An Uncropped Life

An Uncropped Life

A family friend sent me a photo taken in 1983 of myself, my dad, and my mom at her mother’s 70th birthday party. I spent quite a long time looking at it. So many details to ponder. Why did I look so grumpy? Perhaps because I was 14 and most likely would rather...