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A family visit to my dad’s grave

My uncle's brother died this week. His name to me was always "Uncle Neal" even though we were not related by blood. I received a text this am asking me where my dad was buried and realized that today must be Uncle Neal's funeral. It seems he is being buried in the same Jewish cemetery [...]

By |2017-02-10T12:53:11+00:00February 10th, 2017|Dad, Uncategorized|0 Comments

My deceased parents attended my wedding

Cat and I got married! We tied the knot on May 28, 2016. It was my dream wedding in every way. We were surrounded by SO MUCH LOVE... I'm so thankful to our family and friends who came to support us and be witness to this special moment in our lives. As I got ready [...]

By |2016-05-30T19:41:52+00:00May 30th, 2016|Turning Pain into Something Positive|0 Comments

BOOK REVIEW “Passed and Present: Keeping Memories of Loved Ones Alive” by Allison Gilbert

Five years ago, I was on a serious hunt to find people who had also lost both of their parents. I started my blog, and soon after, learned about Allison Gilbert. I bought her book Parentless Parents and Always Too Soon on the same day and when I did, I immediately knew I wasn't alone [...]

By |2016-04-13T01:24:57+00:00April 13th, 2016|Grief Resources, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Can you help me help *you*? Take this 2 minute grief workshop survey.

Have you lost a parent or two? YOUR OPINION IS NEEDED! Can you take 2 minutes or less to fill this out and give me your thoughts?   I'm working on a workshop series for you and I'm trying to make some decisions about how I can help folks in the best way possible. Here's [...]

By |2016-02-12T12:28:59+00:00February 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

[MUST SEE] The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Interview with Vice President Joe Biden Parts 1 & 2

This is a vulnerable 2 part interview between two great men with a tragic history; Vice President Joe Biden and Late Show host, Stephen Colbert. In this interview, Stephen gets Joe to open up around the grief and sorrow he experienced most recently with the loss of his son Beau Biden to brain cancer this year, but of his earlier losses of his first wife Neilia and their 13-month-old daughter Naomi.

By |2015-09-13T18:38:03+00:00September 13th, 2015|Social & Artistic Icons|0 Comments

Stephen Colbert interview with Oprah about the loss of his dad and 2 brothers

I just learned recently that when Stephen Colbert was 10 years old, his father, James, and two older brothers, 18-year-old Paul and 15-year-old Peter, were killed when Eastern Airlines Flight 212 crashed in North Carolina. Watch this Stephen Colbert interview with Oprah as he tells us how it took him 8 years to start grieving his dad, how this difficult time in his life helped make him the person he is today and what brings him absolute joy in his life now.

By |2015-09-13T17:27:46+00:00September 13th, 2015|Social & Artistic Icons|0 Comments
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