Monthly Archives: June 2012

Raymond Braves the Gulf and I Brave My Life

I’ve posted  a new video of Raymond.  This one is funny and strangely enough, I got a profound message from it.  To see the video go to youtube and search for: Raymond braves the gulf!.m4v. In the video, Raymond, a … Continue reading

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Raymond’s video

It’s been almost two months since Raymond died.  I felt like I was starting to forget his voice and mannerisms.  I was only remembering sick Raymond, it is so close and raw. Then I remembered that we had recorded some … Continue reading

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Somewhere in Between

I went up north this past weekend with my family.  We had a cabin in Boyne City.  It was nice to be up north, put my toes in the warm sand at Lake Michigan, smell the woodsy up north smell … Continue reading

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I’m Going to be Okay

When I think about Raymond, I think about how blessed I was to have been his “wife.”  He knew he was dying and he set things up for me to be alright.  He signed over the trailer and I have … Continue reading

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This Dark and Lonely Road

Raymond has been gone one month today.  I’m a stranger on this dark, lonely road.  I don’t sing anymore.  I’m paralyzed.  I can’t get off the couch.  I don’t clean, I don’t eat, don’t make jewelry, haven’t even started to … Continue reading

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