Tag Archives: grief

One of the Good Things

  This is MacArthur, my dog from many years ago. I got him when he was about seven weeks old. Found him in a newspaper ad. He was one of four in a litter of pups. He was a tri-colored … Continue reading

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A Brief Tribute To Viv

  A Brief Tribute to Viv I have four blogs. Two supposedly for poetry, the other two for prose. I am working on the last and final section of my poetic memoir, but it’s difficult. It concerns the last eight … Continue reading

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Stone #16 aros

For A River of Stones http://ariverofstones.blogspot.com/ A friend grieves, and my soul is stilled to silence, in its need to console that which  can not be consoled. Elizabeth Crawford  1/16/11

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Fishing Lessons

  For Writers Island Prompt #21 The Fisherman http://writersisland.wordpress.com/ “Betty!” My father’s voice echoed in my ears. I immediately sat up, wide awake from my afternoon nap. My Dad had died just over fifteen years ago, at home, in a city … Continue reading

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A Word Exercise

  Haven’t been here for a while, for very good reasons. But, it is time to pick up my life and go on. I came to a very real realization yesterday. There are some words I never use, never write, … Continue reading

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Repercussions and Counting The Cost

Writer’s Island prompt #15 “IF I COULD CHANGE ONE THING”. What would that be? Nothing. That’s right, I wouldn’t change anything at all. It’s not because I’m afraid of changes, or incapable of them, or don’t occasionally wish things were … Continue reading

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Opposite Sides And Another Challenge

I truly like to hear at least two sides of an issue before making a decision. In my last blog, I wrote about why we have difficulty with admitting that we don’t know certain things. I knew when I finished, that I … Continue reading

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