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Fresh Start

In 2015, I am sitting watching Dancing With The Stars. I am simply amazed and in awe at the dancers, but I feel wistful. Alas, that could never be me, I never learned to dance, and had always sat on

Posted in Cancer, Courage, God, Grief, Inspiration

Never Say Never

My entire adult life, I sat miserably on the sidelines at all social occasions which involved dancing, thinking that I could not dance. Like millions of others, I have watched “Dancing With The Stars” and have been amazed and inspired

Posted in Cancer, Courage, Grief, Inspiration

Mother Knows Best

By the time I became a teenager I really disliked my mother. She was very controlling, and I also thought she was a prude. I spent almost my entire adult life trying not to be her. To make matters worse

Posted in Cancer, Grief, Inspiration

A Good Death

When you get to be my age, you are less afraid of death, than you are of dying alone. Most of my close family and my husband are now dead, but along the way, I have become practiced at giving

Posted in Grief, Inspiration, Life

HoneyBear In Memoriam

HoneyBear a tiny, young female Siamese cat came into my life just before Christmas 2002. My husband had been asking repeatedly what I would like for Christmas. A pair of diamond earrings perhaps? I always gave him the same answer,

Posted in Grief, Life


Only when you have known joy and love, can you experience loss. They are different facets of the same diamond of life. Some people protect themselves against loss by walling off their emotions, indeed as someone who was brought up

Posted in Grief


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