Category Archives: Loss

A Day in the Life: Troughs and Peaks

There is no undo button in life, but oh, how I wish there were. Raising a child with “issues” is a bit of a lifelong roller coaster ride of heartbreaking troughs and amazing peaks of joy. Unfortunately, after a few … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Cold Calls and Eye Floaters

The other day was a busy research and telephone day. Researching specialist contact lens fitters for a patient in Louisville, KY, I found several optometrists’ websites that looked promising. I read as much about each as I could, and then, … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Toxic People

We all, at one time or another, have dealt with toxic people in our lives—you know, the ones who manage to drain you of every last iota of energy. They are our family members or people we may consider friends. … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: The Book Bully

OK, I know it’s Christmas and everything, and Merry Christmas to all, but my email reminded today of another in a series of bullying incidents by an author who totally turned me off to anything connected with him, and who … Continue reading

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A Day in the LIfe: A Glorious Day Trip

So, I know I’ve been absent for quite a while, but in my defense, things have been kind of crazy, and ever since my brother died suddenly at the end of May, I’ve suffered from some sort of creative block. … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Into Every Life a Little Rain Must Fall

It’s raining today. Fits my mood perfectly. Warning: I’m wallowing. Most days, I’m a pretty happy camper, not much stress, grateful for another day on the planet. Today, however, I’m feeling very blue. I’ll admit it. I’m feeling pretty battered … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Saying Goodbye

Yesterday morning, I filled up the gas tank, headed over to Dad’s and loaded up the car. Two large checked bags, two carry-ons, a purse and a walker, one Dad and one sister. The drive into Ohare is much easier … Continue reading

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