Trained peers help ease depression.
Thoughts on a popular TV series bring the imagination – and loved ones – back to life.
Dealing with distance.
A personal story of (alleged) abuse with lessons for us all.
We each experience hurt differently…
When tragedy strikes, we retreat to silence. When tragedy strikes, we speak more plainly. Tragedy struck our nation in recent days. It isn’t the first time; more tragic still, most of us fear it won’t be the last. So perhaps it is time for us to talk about love, plainly. To talk about loss, plainly. […]
Talking to teenagers about grief and grieving.
Who doesn’t have unfinished business? There are monies owed and never collected. There are grudges, though we wish we could shed them. There are injustices we can name, document, dissect until we are out of breath and still we cannot defeat them. There are plans shelved for the machinery of a family unit. There are […]
All we really care about is love, you know? So love each other. Love your kids, your spouses, your friends, your parents, your pets. We do it naturally, as children. We lose the capacity, or the willingness, as adults. No more words. Not today. Our dog died, early this morning. We loved her. From August: […]
My dog is shrinking. Honestly. And there’s no bone density test for the family mutt (like there is for the maternal one). After all, once past the age of 7 she’s over 49 in “people years,” and doesn’t that explain that the dog is less perky, less playful, less “big?” Land of denial (I like […]