Always grieving <3

For the past few years, it seems like I have been in a low-level, almost stealthy state of grief. Sometimes it’s for loved ones, both the 2-legged and 4-legged varieties, who have passed on.  And there are plenty of those.  I’m always amazed when I hear that someone well into adulthood, usually in their 30s … More Always grieving ❤

Gratitude 

Thanksgiving Day in the US (and Canada, for that matter) is a long way off.  But I’m thankful anyway.  Who says there has to be a designated day for giving thanks? I am thankful for so many of the Little Things that actually become Big Things in a real hurry if you lose the ability … More Gratitude 

Shedding 

I probably should have written this in the years 2014 or 2015, because after all, that’s how I spent the former (I did allude to it, in this post about my year 2014 in review, though).  To give myself a little credit, I did indeed make a reference to it in 2014’s year-end post, but … More Shedding 

Sometimes, if you hang in there long enough, the seemingly impossible happens 

It’s been an exciting past few weeks!  There seems to be never a dull moment.  (Was that even grammatically correct?) Some of y’all know that my partner is legally blind.  The best anyone can guess is that it happened by way of chromosomal damage due to his father’s exposure to Agent Orange while in Vietnam … More Sometimes, if you hang in there long enough, the seemingly impossible happens