Time Waits For No One

When I first thought of dating after widowhood, I felt like “A Stranger in a Strange land.” (October 2019)  I found myself being intimidated by the process, but thinking I was intimidated by the players. I have since discovered that although the style of dating has...

Rumpspringa

When I first started writing this blog, I did an intro to who I was as a person, how I got here and where I planned to go.  My sister asked me, “How come you didn’t mention your faith?” in the litany of friends, family, and others that got me through the early days of...

Love(s) of My Life

Someone who I am quite fond of was musing recently, “What if you turn a corner and bump into the love of your life?”  I quickly answered, “Which one?” I don’t believe in the single love of my life–I know that this is a controversial issue, but hear me out. I...

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

My favorite Christmas song is “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas.” I remember mentioning it to my mother once and she was genuinely surprised that I would pick such a secular song as my favorite, but it has been my favorite for the whole of my adult life and...

My Spirit Guide to the “After” Life

Lately, I’ve needed someone I could look to, someone who would be a role model of sorts for this unexpected place called widowhood. She didn’t occur to me initially because she was so much more than a widow. Her everyday existence transcended the title that became...