I Miss You, Dad

The week isn't technically over, but it feels like I'm coming to the end of a very difficult week. As I wrote earlier this week, the 13th was the 2-year anniversary of my mother's passing. Today, the 16th, is the 2-year anniversary of the day my dad left this earth to join her. Yes, they … Continue reading I Miss You, Dad

Resolution to Do the Bare Minimum

Yesterday I accomplished one of my New Year's Resolutions. I usually don't make New Year's Resolutions, like to lose a bunch of weight or to save a huge amount of money, because I'm undisciplined and I never accomplish what I set out to do. This year, however, I made a couple of resolutions to accomplish … Continue reading Resolution to Do the Bare Minimum

Live On

Photo by Anthony on Pexels.com Spring brings new growththough it’s hard to find lifebeneath a barren landscapestill dotted with patches of snowand damp clusters of last year’s dead leavesI shiver as an icy March windwhips through skeletal trees They are goneTaken by the harsh winter windsNever to return with the springNever to feel the summer … Continue reading Live On

A Time of Deep Mourning

While many people were so happy to see the end of 2020, I'd gladly go back if it meant seeing my parents again. 2020 was not without pain for my family. My mother suffered from cancer. It was a time of worry and stress. But we had hope. At the beginning of 2021, my parents … Continue reading A Time of Deep Mourning

Weight Loss Resolutions

In yesterday's post, A New Year, A Fresh Start, I wrote about New Year's Resolutions and setting realistic goals. Since I briefly mentioned losing weight and my own recent weight loss goals in that post, I decided to write a little more about this. I know many people have fitness goals at the beginning of … Continue reading Weight Loss Resolutions