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Letting Go of Numbers

Letting Go of Numbers

I was doing such a mundane thing. I grabbed a stack of envelopes that contained bank statements spanning the last three years. It was a stack discovered recently by my man and they sat on our dining room table taunting me with their neglect. I’ve never been so lame about being organized. Becoming a mama has definitely messed with my inner drive to keep my life in order. I guess with the first kid I tried to hang on but three kids later, I’m just a shell of my former to-do-list-self. I mean, I always have a to-do list in my mind – it’s just that...
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Fragments from a Funeral

Despite fearing that a second post including death reflections might result in the death of this blog, I simply must carry on with what’s currently swirling in my being. I am at the end of a two-day emotional journey of taking the necessary steps to say farewell to a life.  It’s like I have been sucked into some alternate reality and tomorrow when I wake up, I think I’ll start to re-engage with normal life.  Kind of.   My heart and soul are bleary and exhausted from the process but I also feel quite centered actually.  Oh you know, with all of...
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Death Musings

Oh yeah.   I got you all psyched with that title, I know it.   You’re cruising around blogtown with your snazzy little handbag and colorful scarf feeling all breezy and cool and all “Hi, how’s it going?” and stopping by all of your very closest cyber-friends’ places to get a little chuckle and leave a hello and maybe find some little gem along the sidewalk and then… SLAM! You’re not sure whether you should stop or maybe just pass for today…yeah, why don’t you? Just go ahead and click away if you’re in no...