A huge loss in my daughter’s life

In early December, there was a huge loss in my daughter's life... The day started with us having breakfast and talking while praising her grandfather for the person he was. I told her, "That old man is going to out live us all. He is so active and in such good health." Two hours later... Continue Reading →

An overseas birth in Greece

My daughter is now 15. Where has the time gone?! It seems like only yesterday I had all these thoughts about not only becoming a first time mother, but also the concern of my daughter's future in a country, I thought at the time, would be our home forever. While I sat there thinking, I... Continue Reading →

Keeping a Journal and looking back

When my daughter returned from Greece, after her long summer there, memories of us as a family and our time together came flooding back to me. I have been in deep thought for a while now and the reason why I've been absent from this blog. For as long as I can remember, I've kept... Continue Reading →

Finding out after all these years

I just discovered from my daughter why her aunt (M) doesn't like her new sister-in-law. While my daughter was in Greece, M kept telling her that she really wanted to talk to me, but because of the language barrier, she was not able to do so. My daughter told her that whatever she wanted to tell... Continue Reading →

How deep was your love?

In my first marriage, we got together for reasons not involving love. I was 18 at the time and knew it was time to jump ship. This was the first cross roads in my life that I had encountered.  There were two paths. One would have been a path to self destruction, and the other... Continue Reading →

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