the new normal

…”As noted bereavement therapist, Peter Lynch, MSW, said at an annual Holiday Service of Remembrance, referring to the many feelings associated with grief, “The only way through it is through it.” …

dream within a dream

…Last night I caught a dream. I was seeing all of the flowers that I have recently planted out in my Anniversary Garden. But I was seeing them from a much different perspective, up close and personal. …

plan b

Ganeshe’s birthday is a big deal in India. Although Goa has a predominantly Catholic population there are enough Hindus here to make the Ganeshe Chathurthi a hugely important holiday. Panjim is a ghost town today with all of the shops closed. When I went to grab my coffee this morning I was greeted warmly by […]

thoughts on the ‘D’ word

Am I just overly sensitive or is it true we can’t escape reminders of death no matter how hard we try? Scott needs distraction therapy since he can no longer paint so we are often watching TV. Last night, thinking to avoid the horrors of nerve gas victims in Syria we turned to HBO…wrong move […]