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LOSS...

No matter how much you think you are in control, when loss of life strikes close to home, the grief is palpable. If you love a person or if you love an animal, if the feeling of love exists, then so will the emotion of grief when death occurs.  ...

Eating snails, birthday dances and growing up

I've mentioned before that I didn't get presents for birthdays or christmas. But I should elaborate for the sake of this post. I was given a ceremonial token gift on my birthday. My birthday parties were basically adult cocktail/dinner parties. And...

I really don't like funerals but then again who does?

Day one of funeral stuff done.. I really dislike funeral stuff. It actually took me 30 min to even go in and see my grandfather. I have never had that reaction before. Tougher then I thought it would be. Seeing so many people that I really don't...

15-Year Anniversary

Today, my boyfriend and I have been together for 15 years. Yay!   We at Korean barbeque earlier and, this evening, we're going to a "Within Temptation" concert with, our friend, Chase. It's going to be so much fun!  

The question of goals

As a child my goals were limited to food As a teen it was freedom from all of my constraints Now as an adult, I have food, I have freedom (relatively speaking at least). So what is left?   The purpose of food is mere survival. The...

Happy Birthday Alie

  Happy Birthday to the one I love   To the the one who is there to hold me close   To the one who has taught me to smile   To the one who is there to tuck me in at night   And welcomes me at morning's first light   To...

Ally's Moving Castle

   I'm not up early; haven't' been to sleep.      It's been a tough night for me, for some reason sleep is being an elusive she devil who insists on teasing me and won't put out. The nerve!     Alas, my mind won't shut up and now your...

just a state of mind :)

ab·sence ˈabsəns/ noun noun: absence the state of being away from a place or person. "the letter had arrived during his absence" synonyms: nonattendance, nonappearance, absenteeism;More truancy,...

Mine

My grandson, DJ, around 2 y/o, had a cream donut with Halloween icing. Being a kid he was taking little bites out of the top to get the icing. He had left it on the kitchen table so I loudly pronounced "Mmmm... a donut! I love donuts!" He came...