Family, Loss & Grief

Another Year of Silence

The 18th of November is here again.  I HATE this day so much.  I dread this date every year.  It’s the day that Grandma left us. Continue reading “Another Year of Silence”

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Music

Happy 67th Birthday, Peter Gabriel!!

Today is Peter Gabriel’s 67th birthday (as well as my best friend Nate’s 36th  birthday).  I have been a BIG fan of Peter Gabriel and his music for the last two decades, and I even have a few very interesting connections to Peter.  So here is a little backstory about how I became a Peter Gabriel fan. Continue reading “Happy 67th Birthday, Peter Gabriel!!”

Deep Thoughts and Wisdom, Family, Uncategorized

Christmas Memories

As I try to make the most of this Christmas away from my family again, naturally my mind wanders to happy memories of all the past Christmases I spent with my family over the course of my lifetime.  Here are some personal memories of mine from Christmases long past that I now share with you here: Continue reading “Christmas Memories”

Family, Loss & Grief

A Year of Silence

One year ago today I received the worst news of my entire life:  that Grandma—my beloved adoptive parent, caretaker, and sturdy Rock of support—had suddenly passed away at home without any warning.  I hate this day, and I will hate this date for the rest of my life. Continue reading “A Year of Silence”