Advance Directives

I'm an organ donor. Now, don't go nominating me for the "Humanitarian of the Year" award just yet since I imagine many of you are also organ donors. And my guess is that for most of you, you put more thought into the practicality of shelling out some extra bucks for personalized license plates(mine is … Continue reading Advance Directives

The Buzzfeeding of Grief

I remember learning about Elisabeth Kubler-Ross' book, "On Death and Dying" in high school. Like any philosophically-hungry(yet, admittedly "wet-behind-the ears") teen, I gobbled up the concepts and licked my fingers clean. For the uninitiated (or unwilling to google), here's the Reader's Digest version of her seminal piece: There's five stages to grief. They are: Denial Anger … Continue reading The Buzzfeeding of Grief

The First Second

Due to current lack of both writing savvy and direction, I'm going to let this video do the talking.     It's a brief view of how Cael and I spent April 19, 2017--the two year anniversary of Jamey's death. I'm not a fan of promising people things, but I'm pretty sure you'll be seeing … Continue reading The First Second

The Perfect Storm/Blizzard

One of my first jobs was working at Dairy Queen. In addition to what I believe you can call a paycheck, as an ever-starving teenager, I had access to something far more savory:  hip, gut and butt expanding frozen treats all day long. I also became BFFs  with the pleasures of the "Non-Dog" which was comprised … Continue reading The Perfect Storm/Blizzard

Quick follow-up

#love Hello HOTties! I know, I know--you're all in shock. First I don't post for months at a time, then you're blasted with posts from me within a 12 hour period. Go figure. I just wanted to let you know that I've been really touched by the comments, both public and private, I've received in … Continue reading Quick follow-up