Archive of ‘Grief’ category

Heavyweight Memories

Memories. Things that are remembered. For me: these memories are heavy, an encumbrance, a millstone around my neck. A heavy weight. Memories. Things that are remembered. For me: some memories are happy, and welcome. Other memories, not so much. This time of year is difficult: last Saturday marked Hugo’s second birthday. As much as Martin […] Read more…

Let It Go?

Let it go, they say Learn to let live, learn to let go. Wise words: To an extent.   You can let go of some things. The things we spend time worrying about. (Especially the things we cannot control). Imagining those worries as a balloon And letting go of it Watching it fly higher and […] Read more…

Celebrities, Death, and Expressing Grief

David Bowie died yesterday. Being a popular icon for decades, many people – including me – expressed sadness about his passing. These days we live our lives on social media. We share the news not only of our own lives but of those in the public eye, too. Some are moderate in what we share, […] Read more…

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