Category Archives: mourning

Miss Manners


I don’t think I will ever read The Hook again.  Nor will I ever read anything by Courteney Stuart, published in The Hook or anywhere else.  Her callous disregard for a grieving human being is beyond comprehension. This evening, in … Continue reading

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Lest You Think I Can Always Laugh…


Another blogger the other day was talking about how she always tried to keep her emotions out of her blog, making it upbeat and positive.  She figured that no one wanted to read a downer of a blog, so real … Continue reading

Posted in faith, Family, Forgiveness, Inspirational, laughter, Live, living, mourning, Post of the Day, postaday | Tagged , , , | 36 Comments

Whining, With and Without Wine, er, Whine


I’m having a tough morning.  I trying to get things together to go west again.  In my last post I had to get a tax ID number for my dad’s estate.  That done, the last thing I was waiting on … Continue reading

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Stupid is a Swear Word?


I promised myself I would not blog about issues surrounding my dad’s estate.  The only thing I can say is, sometimes promises beg to be broken. Yesterday I had the most ridiculous conversation I’ve ever had.  Schleprock is visiting again. … Continue reading

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Unexpected Laughter


People often talk about funny things that happen in and around funerals.  The tension is sometimes so high that the comedy is all the more welcome.  Take for instance the scene in Steel Magnolias, where Sally Fields character is in … Continue reading

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Brain Fog


A few weeks back I had posted about running a marathon.  However, since my father’s passing, maintaining any kind of training has been difficult.  I really haven’t felt much like running so I have skipped a lot of days, and … Continue reading

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