Just Write

–“Let’s sit and talk about death, shall we darling?” said no one ever! It feels like all year, I haven’t been able to…

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We are Dust

–I didn’t know that bones don’t burn. It makes sense. I guess, subconsciously I knew it, but had never really stopped to think…

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From room 25 to heaven

–2016 started out with so much promise. It’s the year my sister turned 50, my brother 40, my father 80, my daughter’s and…

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Saying Goodbye

–Is this human? Waiting for a loved one to die? Who trains you for this? College teaches us about work, yet the hardest work…

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Cowardly Cancer

–Cancer, the crabby, conniving, craven disease comes when you least expect it and tries to take everything away. It’s all a blur when a…

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Put to the Test

–There’s a hole in heart. A heavy weight, a piercing pain, a profound sadness in my soul. My dad is sick. It’s pancreatic…

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What is Heaven?

— A friend unexpectedly lost her 9 year-old daughter. She put her to bed one night, and the next morning she was no…

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Flu While Pregnant

—It happened, I got the frickin’ flu! I’m on day six and can finally drag myself out of bed without feeling dizzy. I…

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