loolie leaves with love

“My Kind! ”  serendipitous discovery on a backroad of Vermont when Loolie was a puppy. I’ve struggled to put down words to describe Loolie’s last day on The Mothership. It seemed divinely guided and, I believe, Loolie directed me in everything that happened that day. Even in this, she thought she was the alpha. Let […]

my date with liam neeson

Liam Neeson invited me to hang out with him last night in a NYC hotel room. So I did. We sat around talking about coping with grief Liam Neeson-style. We discovered we are kindred souls, Liam and I. Nobody understands this kind of loss unless they’ve been through it, he said. Liam told me he […]

leaving the cocoon behind

Next time I am lucky enough to have an encounter with a butterfly I will speak to her of flowers and sunshine and remind her of the happiness she brings to my day and I will try not to mention the caterpillar days when she was trapped without wings. She will eventually remember that she can fly.  

bearing witness

…Bearing witness is perhaps the greatest gift that I was able to give Scott. This blog made all of our readers witnesses, too, amplifying the ripples to many shores. Some of you have wanted to stay and be my witnesses now as I navigate the waters …

orange peels & how it feels: coping with grief liam neeson-style

…Just like Liam Neeson, I’m getting good at surfing that wave along with all the other human beings who have had someone they love “Taken” from them. I’m calling on my Inner Action Hero to propel me forward…