Dedicated to Big Larry and Papa Woolsey. Thank you for raising such good humans and sharing them with me. Rest in love and light. A Friends and Family Post Last week, two of my best friends both lost their dads on the same day. Until that day, I never realized how grateful I … [Read more...] about Triage (Helping Your W In the First Days)
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A Friends and Family Post “It is important that we remember. It is vital we do more than just remember.” Richelle E. Goodrich, Slaying Dragons Memorial Day sucks big giant moose wang, as the hubs liked to say, for many of the bereaved in the US. Why? Lemme tell you. It's … [Read more...] about Memorial Day and the Bereaved
A Keeping It Real Post While I was in Hawai'i, I was lucky enough to catch up with an old friend; one who both knew me before I became Mrs. Bain, and also knew D. As we sat at the family dinner table, catching up on all that's happened in the last decade, the topic of life … [Read more...] about He Gave Me His Blessing (His Final Gift)
A Keeping It Real Post After my way-too-short-Hawaiian-hiatus, Widow Wednesday is back. I figured I'd kick things off with a funny one, and I cannot tell you how much I look forward to this post every year. I'm truly blessed to have the men in my life, my Bros, who … [Read more...] about Bro Tips – Volume Three
“Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.” Voltaire A What Not To Say Post Wowzers. Out of all the posts I've written, this one may have had the most feedback and debate. I only scratched one side of the surface of this bereavement iceberg. Please Ask How … [Read more...] about How Did He Die? Part 2
A What Not to Say Post Okay, folks, it's time to address this one. Again. I belong to a Facebook group, and recently someone posted wanting details on how two of our members died. Talk about an opportunity to remind people this is a big, fat, hairy what not to say to the … [Read more...] about How Did He Die?