The Beginning of Sorrow

The thing about tragedies is that they catch you by surprise.  You get up in the morning and lazily eat breakfast as if you have […]

In the Well with Tolstoy

My brother’s suicide left me feeling as if I had been pushed over an emotional cliff, arms flailing as my body hit the jagged edges […]

It’s Too Late – She’s Come Undone

I could say I didn’t see it coming.  Except that I did.  I worried and fretted and tried to talk to other family members about […]

Shades of Grey

I recently found that the link to my guest blog post on Lucinda Bassett’s website was broken.  It turns out that she designed a new […]

Potted Mums and Forget Me Nots

A few days after my brother killed himself, I went to the apartment he had shared with his wife and two-year-old daughter.  I was attempting […]

The Beginning of Sorrows

The thing about tragedies is that they can catch you by surprise.  You get up in the morning and lazily eat breakfast as if you […]

Free Fall

(If you are new to this blog, a good way to read it is to start with the very first post, “It Was A Dark […]

Shades of Grey

A link to my first blog post on Lucinda Bassett’s blog, Truth Be Told:   http://luncindabassetttruthbetold.blogspot.com/2012_10_01_archive.html (Having problems with links.  Copy and paste into address […]

Family Legacy

Every family has a legacy.  Passed down through ancestors and on to us are continuations of family trusts, heirloom furnishings, or even good solid surnames. […]