Annah ElizabethHappy Happens ™, Loss, Grief, and Healing, Mental HealthLeave a Comment

Happy Sunday, Journeyer, Wow, in some ways it’s hard to believe a whole week has passed, but in some ways it feels like many more days have passed since I last wrote. Thanks to some unused snow days, our Memorial Day holiday was extended by three days! That means I have a whopping six days off from work. Six! Days! … Read More

The Secret Ingredient

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  This Memorial Day weekend finds my family on the road, again. Big Guy’s soccer team is participating in a two-to-three-day tournament in Erie. By a brilliant stroke of luck, one member’s family owns a home near the competition complex and invited everyone for a team get-together. As you know, I’m sort of known for my homemade cookies, at least … Read More

Honoring and Holding Space for All Those Left Behind

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  On Sunday I attended a simple ceremony for a sixty-something-year-old man who had given up on life years before his body did.   He wasn’t a veteran, but one of the young men in attendance has been newly inducted into the Marines and may soon be deployed.   As I stared at the countless flags dotting the landscape on … Read More