Tag Archives: family

Mental Health: Let’s Talk About It

Mental health comes with stigma.  That stigma is really ironic if you think about it.  Mental illness has been referred to as the “no casserole” disease by Pam Robinson, a psychologist and president of the Anchorage affiliate of the National … Continue reading

An Inconvenient Life: Grieving Mom And Gaining Myself

So. . .I see that the envelope of death certificates from the Rusk County Registrar of Deeds has arrived.  Paper documenting the end of my mother’s life.  Am I ready to read the cause of death?  NO. Will it break … Continue reading

Presenting the PRESENT

Still. . . Grief can teach us a thing or two about irony.  No matter the relationship we had with someone, we take the time to re-evaluate. So it is for me. My mom died on August 6th out-of-state and … Continue reading

Spending Time With Mother (Nature)

Spending Time With Mother (Nature)  Today is Mother’s Day in the United States.  A day to thank Mom for all she has done to bear us, for the sacrifices, the love, the meals, the guidance and for her presence.  Mother’s … Continue reading

Inherit The Wind

Inherit The Wind Longing inspires many things – stories, poems, songs, journeys and from time to time – leaps into the vast unknown.  Longing gnaws, knocks and batters the heart and mind until the only thing left is change or … Continue reading