Someone asked me today if it was hard when I first started writing, initially putting myself “out there”. I told her the truth – yes and no. I write primarily to please myself. I found freedom and joy in writing, and I got some nice compliments when I first started doing it so I kept …

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This year my son decorated the tree That made it so much easier on me Christmas didn’t hurt this year It was a good thing not to shed a tear All the ornaments and decorations Are too much in combination With missing those who have departed All those memories get restarted Times were happy, times …

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I have been doing a lot of soul-searching. My school advisor when she reads her emails will think she’s hooked up with a real nut job. I’ve written her three emails today. I’ve turned myself inside out and back again at least a dozen times over the past several days. This isn’t a snap decision. …

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