Archive for Reflection

Grief Signs and the Frequency Illusion

Over the last few years I’ve had several friends die, all completely unexpectedly. I’ve been thinking a lot about the…
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If She'll Always Be With Me, Why Don't I Feel Her?

If She’ll Always Be With Me, Why Don’t I Feel Her?

Written and shared with us by our grief-friend, Cara Jeanne. Sharing with all of you, because we have a feeling…
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The Moments that Matter: Looking at life in hindsight

I didn't have a meaningful moment with my mother before she died. Well, that's not true, my life with her…
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Questions of Life, Mortality and Grief

Existential angst and death anxiety run in my blood.  I think I get it from my Dad’s side of the…
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Lessons My Mother Never Taught Me

Lessons My Mother Never Taught Me

I'm writing this post from my front porch where I'm watching my almost nine-year-old daughter, Evelyn, teach my six-year-old daughter, Virginia,…
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How Do I Use a Belt Sander & Other Questions for my Dead Dad

How Do I Use A Belt Sander & Other Questions For My (Dead) Dad

You love someone who's died, right? I mean, if you read or follow What's Your Grief, that seems like a…
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Hurting the Ones We Love in Grief

Hurting the Ones we Love in Grief

Confession: Sometimes, I'm kind of a jerk. Actually, I've been an especially large mess during some of the years you've…
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Life With a Grief Monster

Life with a Grief Monster

This is my grief monster. He was born the day my mother died. I was really frightened of him at first…
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Speak Your Pain

I've been having a hard time deciding what to write for today’s post. I’ve been a little tired lately. I’m a…
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