“It’s just like what happened on Lost,” he said. How had I not made that connection? It’s surreal in this day and age, with technology and resources we have available, that it is possible for a 777 plane, carrying 239 people on board, to just disappear. But that is the story being told in the […]


For Maria

by Kathy on October 24, 2013 · 2 comments

in Bereavement, Cancer, Coping, Faith, Family, Journey, Life, Loss, Love, Poetry, Sadness, Yoga

I decided to exercise on my own at home today, while the kids were at school. I used a Yoga Studio app, which I downloaded months ago, for the first time, doing the 60 minute Intermediate Combination routine. It was a peaceful practice for me and I felt good afterwards. As I sat on my mat, after […]


I haven’t watched Glee regularly in a while. But there was no way I was going to miss tonight’s episode, honoring the life and memory of Cory Montieth (1982 – 2013), who played Finn Hudson on the show. In fact, I watched it twice in a row. The first time, just to experience it, as I almost […]


Updates at the bottom of this post. I can’t remember the last time I posted three times in one day or that I felt as sad as I do tonight. Writing is how I cope and process life, which I am trying to do now. Earlier this evening I read the latest Caring Bridge update from […]


Let’s do the Time Warp again! Welcome to the thirtieth installment of my blog hop/writing exercise called Time Warp Tuesday! For those not familiar with Time Warp Tuesdays, which I host on the 2nd Tuesday of every month, here is the background of how and why I came up with the idea. If you are […]


It’s been three months since 26 people, mostly children, were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14, 2012. As a bereaved mother I understand the significance these milestones, as we grieve the loss of our children and other loved ones. After our daughter Molly was born and died on April 17, 2008, […]