musings on the fly 

Bittersweet Legacy

  I’m feeling a bit of the bittersweet symphony of life today.    When I woke up today, I did what almost everyone nowadays does – I checked my phone as if it were the morning newspaper. I found that I had received a heartfelt thank you from a friends’ son; I had donated to his fraternity’s philanthropy project. Donating isn’t a big deal for me, as I always help out when it comes to things of that nature. I find it admirable when young adults get involved in helping out…

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Mother’s Day to Mom-ster dysfunctional family life 

A Letter to Mom-ster on Mother’s Day

    Dear Mom-ster,   Happy second Sunday in May.   I know you hate to be reminded that you are a mother, and despise all holidays, especially Mother’s Day, but I thought I’d write you just the same. I’m sure you have read some, if not all, of my writings about you by now, thanks to my ex-husband. If there is one thing that you’ve taught me, it’s that you should always keep your nose clean and nothing will come back to haunt you.   I’m no saint, Mom-ster,…

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Funerals & Grieving – Guest Post on Confessions of a Funeral Director

Death is always a difficult subject to talk about; funerals and grieving aren’t your normal every day subjects. I’ve had peace with and an understanding of death since I was a child. I’ve written an article about my personal experiences with death and grieving; today it is being featured as a guest post on Caleb Wilde’s blog, Confessions of a Funeral Director. I am very humbled and honored to have my writing appear on his blog. Caleb is an amazing man who has used to internet to reach out to…

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