The day I lost my rudder

I was thinking about how I could possibly explain to someone how it feels to have lost your only child. Imagine a sailboat without a rudder. For a really long time. While I was successful in my career, motherhood was really my thing. Work was what I did to make money so I could raise […]

Doing bad things in the name of love

Isn’t that an oxymoron? One definition of love is “unselfish loyal and benevolent concern for the good of another” so how can that be twisted into doing terrible things because  your beloved wants it. The concept completely eludes me despite the fact I have suffered on the wrong end of that situation with two members […]

Happy birthday daddy

Today is my dad’s birthday. If he hadn’t died 28 years ago he would be 91 today. Wow. Twenty-eight years later and I still miss him and think of him often with incredible love and fondness. I still wish he was here, but since he’s not I hope he’s with my son. It may seem […]