Every now and then I find a song that touches my heart and soul so deeply that I cannot stop listening to it. Even less often I find a story or a soundtrack, in this case both, that has the same effect on me. This is Hamilton. It’s only been about a week since I starting […]


I love this post my friend J wrote and shared today about what she would tell her 2013 self, if she could go back in time. As I reflect on the year that was 2014 and prepare for 2015, I decided to do the same. So to Kathleen Marie in 2013: 1. You truly never know what […]


On the Eve of Valentine’s Day 2008, Bob and I went to one of our bi-weekly Wednesday perinatal echocardiograms to find out how our baby girl Molly was doing. Her cardiologist, Dr. Cuneo, shared with us that our daughter’s heart had begun to fail. She told us that if we wanted to take the aggressive route […]


This morning after I finished teaching my Yoga Sculpt class, I picked up Abby from the childcare room and headed to our car. I got her buckled in her car seat and found a toy for her to play with on the way home. Then I got into the driver’s seat, buckled my seat belt, […]


Usually my family and I, or at least I, attend Good Friday evening mass during Holy Week. However, we decided to go to The Stations of the Cross at our church this afternoon instead. Though I have vague recollections of participating in the Stations a few times throughout my life, it has not been something I have done […]


It’s the fourth Monday of the month which means its time to share our Perfect Moments from March with Lori from Write Mind Open Heart. This is my first Perfect Moment Monday here at my new blog Bereaved and Blessed and I am getting this one in just under the wire! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This weekend I was a […]