Tag Archives: memories

You Can’t Go Home Again… Ha!

Ah Cahokia, Illinois… Now my “home away from home.” I think of you often, and occasionally return to see what’s left of my family I “left behind.” I keep hoping they will wise up soon and depart too because it’s … Continue reading

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Once More Back “Home”

“Home,” what a word that evokes so many thoughts of trauma, happy memories, and who can begin to explain how you’ll react. “Home” can be with newly found friends; or old pals from childhood or later years. “Home” can be … Continue reading

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Beau Geste Travels

Well here I am, finally traveling again because my wonderful son, Bernard Jr, graciously consented to being my chauffeur so I could attend a PWP (Parents Without Partners) Conference in Belleville, Illinois this weekend. This is the first time I’ve … Continue reading

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Family, Oy Vey

My son is finally getting divorced, and oh the memories that are haunting me… memories of my divorce, and Sis’. Memories of my aunt speaking to her grandchildren from across the street; not being allowed to kiss them or touch … Continue reading

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Fear, You Suck!

I haven’t blogged in months. I’ve begun, but never finished. I guess it’s just hurt too much. You see, Sis told me months ago that she has cataracts and macular degeneration in both eyes! She saw a retinalogist who said … Continue reading

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Soldier

Feelings of sorrow disconnect me from family and friends. Guilt and remorse haunt me from my time in Kuwait. Will I ever learn to thrive after all this pain and heartache? Can you hear my cry?

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Who Gets What?

Who gets the happy memories during marriage dissolution? Who gets the pain and tears? Who can smile through the ascending chaos and hope Love will rebloom? Who finds solice in being childless if such a thing can be true? Who … Continue reading

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