“Don't count the days, make the days count.” Muhammad Ali Counting Down In my old life, I'd count down to exciting events; T-3 days til a space shuttle launch, or 17 days til vacation, or the ever present count down to Christmas. They were fun reminders that something … [Read more...] about Counting Days vs. Making Days Count
Coping with Grief
Believe in your heart that you're meant to live a life full of passion, purpose, magic and miracles. Roy T. Bennett Do you remember when I posted this photo promising I'd find my fairytale Christmas? Well, it looks like Debenhams was right, starting with my choice … [Read more...] about Adventure Part 16 – Vienna, Austria
Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and auld lang syne?" -Robert Burns My Dear W's, Congratulations! We did it! We survived Christmas. In case you can't find any pride it that accomplishment, don't worry. … [Read more...] about New Year’s Wishes for the Grieving
“We know what we are, but not what we may be.” William Shakespeare A Wondering Widow Post In a recent conversation about my experiences as a W, a friend asked if I considered myself married or single. Whoah! I had to think about that one. If you feel confused about … [Read more...] about Married, Single, or Widowed?
“There are seasons when to be still demands immeasurably higher strength than to act.” Margaret Bottome When I chose to set up a home base in Belfast there was more to it than the music scene or getting mail from home. Although either of those was reason enough. … [Read more...] about The Belfast Test – A Grief Recovery Project Post
“If winter comes, can spring be far behind?” Percy Bysshe Shelley, Ode to the West Wind A Wandering Widow Post Sometimes you have to connect with your inner warrior queen to remind yourself that you are a lot stronger than you think. And you can have a lot of fun in the … [Read more...] about Adventure Part 15 – Winterfell Tours and Game of Thrones