“Now I know that we must always build space around real grief. We need to allow the pain to carve within us a deep knowing of what it means to live, to shape us as innocence never can.” This quote is from Boyd Varty…
Watching the sunrise over the foothills of the valley in South Africa in a hot air balloon should have always been on my bucket list. Who knew what an amazing and awe inspiring experience that would be. All I could do was…
How do you start dating on line after being happily married all your life? Widows need some advice on how to start this journey, keep reading!
Looking for signs after the loss of a loved one is comforting – challenging our loved ones to communicate with us can be reassuring .
Get a dumpster he said. We don’t need one I replied. We don’t have that much stuff. That was the argument Mike and I had for years before he passed. We had thought about downsizing with the boys away at college. Some things would…
Graduation for the solo parent – as a widow I could not attend both graduations but am proud and hopeful for our futures.
From widow to wedding plans – Middle aged widowed bride tries to lose weight with a few mishaps and little success.
Day trips to New York City in the spring. Bronx Botanical Gardens, orchid show and a walk along Arthur Avenue. Living life with travel and adventures after loss.
Changes and moving forward in life after the loss of a spouse. Surprises ahead and joy found in unexpected places as well as in adventurous travel.
As a widow finding joy after the loss of a spouse is hard. A laundry room makeover brings unexpected joy to this widow.