Category: Transformation

Published on October 21, 2022

Life or Death. Really?

I woke up the other day with a big knot in my stomach. Not really a surprise, as I’d been expanding at a tremendous rate for the past months and was bound to hit some “upper […]

Transformation
In Between
woman leaping between two mountains

Published on November 25, 2020

The Journey Home

On an altar of white silk we placed her body.  She is that now, a body.  We dressed her in a vibrant pink and orange dress she used to wear when she sang.  We surrounded her with flowers, […]

Dying
Transformation

Published on March 18, 2020

All That was Left was the Okra

It struck me as oddly bizarre, in these crazy times, to notice that all that was left on the frozen food shelves was the okra.  I wish I’d taken a photo.  It felt like a snapshot of […]

In Between
Musings
Snapshots
Transformation

Published on May 20, 2019

Why Come?

Why come?  I’ve struggled with this question as I’ve started reaching out to promote “Widows Anonymous.”  Even as I personally felt the keen push to put this work up on the stage, I kept thinking, “that’s all […]

Transformation
Widows Anonymous

Published on May 05, 2019

Two Sides of the Coin

I wake up this morning with a heavy heart.  It is our wedding anniversary.  We would have been married 28 years.   My initial impulse is to crawl under the covers with the cat on my heart and […]

Grief
Transformation

Published on January 23, 2019

Making Space for New

I confess I got sucked into the trend that was Marie Kondo’s book on decluttering,  “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing.” Interestingly enough, I didn’t start listening to […]

Creativity
Grief
Transformation

Published on November 26, 2018

She Rises ….

There is a saying I once heard, we overestimate what we can do in a day and underestimate what we can do in a year.  After losing Mike last year, I’d never have believed I’d […]

Creativity
Garden Journal
Revelations
Transformation
Writing

Published on November 15, 2018

A New Man

Not too long after my husband’s passing it crossed my mind that at some point in the future I might consider being with a new man, not a man that could ever replace my husband, […]

Grief
Revelations
Transformation

Published on August 10, 2018

Mountain Man Whispers

That’s how I remember him best, my mountain man husband, wearing that felt hat, his hiking boots and that great big grin on his face. He was in his element outdoors, marching across the terrain, […]

Grief
Nature
Transformation

Published on July 03, 2018

You Are Welcome Here

As I sat sharing a dinner with a new friend last night, one of my Air BnB guests, it occurred to me how far I had come on this journey when I opened up my […]

Grief
Transformation