Confronting my Own Mortality

“Tis the wink of an eye, 'tis the draught of a breath, From the blossom of health to the paleness of death, From the gilded saloon to the bier and the shroud- Oh! why should the spirit of mortal be proud?” ― William Knox My husband and I will soon be taking an overnight out of … Continue reading Confronting my Own Mortality


The World has Lost an Incredible Woman

Last Saturday I had lain down for a nap with Oscar, thinking if we snuggled he and I would both (hopefully!) take a longer nap. Before I fell asleep, for some reason I had been thinking of my grandmother and how I had loved to visit her on the farm as a child. An hour … Continue reading The World has Lost an Incredible Woman

Saying Goodbye