Monthly Archives: July 2016

Magical Thinking

I finished a book a couple of weeks ago called “The Year of Magical Thinking” by Joan Didion.  I have been compelled to write about it several times, but stopped myself.  The book chronicles Didion’s grief from the unexpected passing … Continue reading

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Back to the Battle

You might have read my last post and thought That poor mother.  She is really trying.  She’s too hard on herself.  If you did have those those inklings, thank you.  Now, let me tell you about my other son, so you … Continue reading

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The Hope of Doing Better

Yesterday, my alarm clock was the sob of a small boy. At first, the sound was low and I could not decipher what it was- murmuring voiced during sleep?  Maybe a cat meowing for her breakfast?  I waited a minute … Continue reading

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No Sleep Til

I awoke at 4:30am in a panic but no assignable cause.  I hadn’t had a nightmare.  The alarm had yet to ring.  Sounds of peaceful slumber permeated the house.  Why was I awake?My mind began to roam accelerating to a … Continue reading

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