Category Archives: grief

Thoughts on the tragic loss of Kate Spade

Right now, I am mourning the loss of Kate Spade, a woman I never knew. A woman who I most likely would have never met. It’s just beyond awful that another person has tragically died in an alleged suicide. And sadly, … Continue reading

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Where were the parents?

   “Where were the parents?” is a question that I have read and heard countless times, especially since the victims of Dr. Nassar, the former US Gymnastics team doctor, have taken the stand to face their attacker. The video of … Continue reading

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When your dog dies

When your dog dies… “I could give you some medication for him. It would alleviate some of the pain, but…” I knew when I hugged him that it would be for the last time. Cradled in my oldest son’s arms, … Continue reading

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Autumn, Grief and Season of Change

Life is a season of change… This morning I had the privilege of watching my granddaughters before school started. It was a “late start day,” which used to cause me some angst in the mornings. I know it messes up … Continue reading

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The Grief Club

“I am going to need you to help me through this,” was the message my sister-in-law sent to me in a text. We’ve been through a lot together – she’s been in our family over 30 years. We’ve had some great times, … Continue reading

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