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Bereavement and End of Life Family and Friends

Long Distance Love

“Why?” I moaned. “You've been gone over a month. The kids and I miss you.…

Bereavement and End of Life Creativity

A Woman’s Hands

These hands aren’t girlish pink and plump, but the palms are smooth and soft. Not ancient…

Bereavement and End of Life Nature

Give Thanks for the Teachings of Trees

November grief has a sharp edge. Six years after my husband Vic’s death, I still…

Bereavement and End of Life Creativity

A Love Note from Beyond

I needed to calm down. I needed faith in my stamina for a TEDx talk.…

Creativity Writing and Social Media

My Meetup with Little TED: How I prepared for a TEDx Talk

I have a date with TEDx. Nov. 8 at the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning,…

Creativity Family and Friends My Land and Home

A Painting, a Pyramid, and my Longing

“I brought you a gift,” my daughter-in-law Liz said the day after the launch party for…

Summer
Bereavement and End of Life Creativity Nature

Nature’s Seasons of Grief and Hope

My husband’s death left me with tears and longing, but Nature soothed me. I walked the trails…

Creativity Family and Friends My Land and Home

A Book Launch, an Engagement, and a Pyramid

My family enjoys extravaganzas. It was my husband Vic’s style. If you can’t celebrate in a…

Bereavement and End of Life

Searching for Sparks: Camp Widow Toronto

  I went to Camp Widow to meet new friends, give and receive comfort, and share…

Family and Friends Psychology and Mythology

My Lover’s Secret

“What did you do before you came to Cornell?” I asked. We sat on his…