Archive for August, 2005

Intuitive and Instrumental Grieving

Saturday, August 27th, 2005

It is close to five months since my father-in-law died, and grief continues to visit our lives. This is no surprise; my mother-in-law’s visit was her first to us as a widow, and I keenly felt the absence of my father-in-law. The dynamics among us have altered; the intensity of grief changes us as individuals […]

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Ordinary Beauty

Friday, August 26th, 2005

I noticed this rainbow but could not determine its source. The splash of color in an unexpected place required documentation! I think the fuzziness of the picture complements the rainbow’s loveliness.

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Beginnings

Thursday, August 25th, 2005

The memoir group I established met tonight for the first time. A total of four women, we make an intimate group. Before the meeting, we were completely unknown to each other (they’d replied to my invitation on Craigslist). Thus, founding such a circle is an adventure, at least with regard to personality. As it turned […]

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