Sometimes the Only Way Out is Through

As in hurricanes, as in life, sometimes the only way out is through… This week hurricane Irma came racing through the state of Florida. Even at her less than predicted pace, she made herself known. Advanced preparations had us thinking ahead – plan for this, plan for that. Days and days of planning, yet the…

Grief Quotes, Because Finding The Right Words Can Be Hard

Death is the heartache no one can heal,
 memories are keepsakes no one can steal.
 Beautiful memories are all we have left, of the ones we loved and will never forget.
 Softly the leaves of memory fall,
 gently we gather and cherish them all.
 Planted deep in memory’s garden 
and watered daily with tears,
 memory…

Turn Left Here

Was thinking back today of when a coworker of mine, an older nurse, had lost her husband of forty something years. She had just returned to work after taking some time off to grieve her loss. We were all particularly apprehensive when she came back as she had lost her son only a year before…