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

Headed Into Overtime…Again

  So I just received notification from WordPress--the domain site that hosts the blog--that they and I are celebrating our two-year anniversary together. Two years--that's 731 days(add an extra day since last year was a Leap Year). My original goal for the blog was to try to post every few days--which turned into every few … Continue reading Headed Into Overtime…Again