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 →

Instead of…

Instead of telling her what a wonderful young lady she turned out to be, he told her he was sorry that he wasn't there for her while she was growing up. Instead of spending that quality time with her in conversation about those lost years, he only gave her a few seconds to respond prior... Continue Reading →

His reply to my email

The reply to my email (you can read it here) was not at all what I expected, nor did it make any sense. Here is his reply: It is exhausting enough saying one thing to another person,  the other person understanding something different and then transferring it to a third person in a totally different... Continue Reading →

Time Lost

I wonder what it is like to have a child and even though there is distance, to not even try to keep communication going. I often think to myself that when my daughter leaves and start her own life, I could never imagine not being in communication with her. I will email her, text her... Continue Reading →

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