Children’s Grief Awareness day.

It is estimated that 73,000 children die every year in the United States.  Of those, 83% have surviving siblings.  1.5 million children are living in a single-parent household because of the death of one parent. Today is Children’s Grief Awareness day. The symbol of Hope for awareness of the grief of children, is the butterfly.  This [...]


While I was in Florida, four nights in a row Joe was in my dreams. It makes me both happy and reflective.  At home I can go months without dreaming about my boy. Life is different for me at the beach. I believe that there I have the space for Joe to connect with me. [...]

St. Albert the Great

Today is the feast day of St. Albert the Great. I have a soft spot in my heart for him. I attended St. Albert the Great School from first through eighth grade. A few years ago I was curious about him and did a little reading. He is the patron saint of scientists, philosophers, medical [...]

Back to reality.

Well, we are packing up and getting ready to head north. We had a nice week. Unfortunately, the weather was not great. However,we did get to spend a lot of time with friends and there is really nothing better than that. I loved this time with my Sadie. We enjoyed each other. Also, can’t beat [...]

World Kindness day.

Today is World Kindness day. Well, that about says it all. Be kind.  

All is well.

The weather is not so great today for the spending time in the sun. I have to say the pool and hot tub has been great for me. However, it is a great day to shop or go to a movie so that is probably what we will do. Last night we got to spend [...]

Veteran’s day.

Today is Veteran’s Day. This morning at the Farmer’s Market I saw a few men wear Veteran Hats. I wished them Happy Veteran’s day and thanked them for their service. Thank a Veteran today.  

Joe came to dinner.

I am up early. Sadie and I were both asleep by 10 o’clock last night. I am sleeping well here. Last night I had a dream that John, Sadie and I were having dinner. We were eating spaghetti. The doorbell rang and we heard the door open. We were all looking in the direction of [...]


It is early. Sadie just left the condo to go for a run before the heat becomes too much for her. Before she left she said there was a smell outside. Yes, sea air, fantastic. I have lit my candles and my sage. My music is playing. I can exhale. Yesterday was a long day. [...]


It is super early or super late depending upon how you look at it. Sadie and I have an early flight this morning. We are heading south to Hutchinson Island. I don’t get to spend as much time with my girlie as I would like. This week she is all mine. Time. Is there really [...]