Grief is a sacred journey

Blog

Better Than Your Grandma’s Marinara

12 2 When my husband Vic and I got serious about healthy eating in 1967, his mom Virginia gave me a copy of Let’s Cook It Right by Adele Davis. Vic was not thrilled with bran molasses

Read more
2

Governor Cuomo: We Won’t Let You Frack New York

Don't Frack NY1

12 On August 27, 2012, people from all over New York State marched to the capital building in Albany and delivered 3,200 pledges to resist fracking to Governor Andrew Cuomo. Hundreds of small environmental organizations joined under

Read more

Small Goodbyes: Opening the Heart to Loss and Love

56 6 1 Being alone was all right, as long as nobody came and left again.  — Das Blauekleid (The Blue Dress) by Doris Doerrie, translated by Ellen Schmidt At 1:00 am, I look out my bedroom

Read more
6
1

Creating Community with Pie: Inspired by “Making Piece” by Beth Howard

10 Pie is community glue, its very own language of love. “That blueberry looks just like the pie my grandma baked,” one grizzly old guy tells me at the Hector Fireman’s Fair. I grin and laugh and

Read more

Angry Faces, Churning Water: Fracking Industry Threatens Seneca Lake

68 In July 2012, Tony Ingraham of Walk in the Park made my blog “Angry Faces, Placid Water: Fracking, LPG Gas Storage and Seneca Lake” into this video. Inergy, a Kansas City based company, was working on

Read more

My Mysterious Home: Love, Loss and Continuing Bonds

33 6 1 When will the house need a roof? When does the septic tank need pumping? How do I hook up the generator when the power goes out? How many cords of firewood do we burn

Read more
6
1

Flowers for the Living, Flowers for the Dead

20 4   “Go ahead. Arrange and rearrange the stones on top of your beloved’s grave. Keep arranging those stones for as long as it hurts to do it, then stop just before you really want to.

Read more
4

Loneliness and Solitude in Grief: A guest blog by Marty Tousley

8 8 I recently discovered an outstanding website and blog titled Grief Healing by Marty Tousley, CNS-BC, FT, DCC. Marty has been a bereavement counselor at Phoenix, AZ’s Hospice of the Valley since 1996 and launched her

Read more
8

Civil Disobedience against the Vietnam War at Peace Bridge, Buffalo, NY: 1967

9 I lean into Vic, tucking my shoulder under his arm. Feeling me tremble, he unzips his jacket and wraps it around both of us. I’d rather be in bed, pressed against his naked body, but instead

Read more

Angry Faces, Placid Water: Fracking, LPG Gas Storage and Seneca Lake

95 It’s 9:30 pm when I hear from the speaker at the podium that the Inergy representative left the building before the public hearing ended. David Bimber, the regional head of the New York Department of Environmental

Read more
Page 25 of 27« First...1020...2324252627