September 11

My daughter turns 25 years old next month. When the twin towers collapsed on September 11, she was four years…

Mother’s Day

This will be my 7th Mother’s Day without her. Over the years I’ve grown immune to the ads in the…

Letting go – again

When my Mom first died, I spoke to many friends who had also lost their mom. They would actually seek…

Remembering them

My grandmother used to tell me how I walked to mass with her in the mornings while living in England.…

To cherish the fall

The trees that usually shed in my corner of the world have begun their fall journey, changing from green to…

Feeling “ripped off”

How my daughter won’t have the same “grandmother” experience that I had and how that is okay   My mother…