Reflections on Life in General

A Matter of Life and Death

In my work as a veterinary nurse, I deal with death and grief on a weekly basis.  I watch families and individuals say goodbye to their beloved fur-babies, consumed by intense emotion.  The reasons for letting their babies go are varied, but each has the same result:  grief and sorrow.  Some handle the situation with… Continue reading A Matter of Life and Death

Reflections on Life in General

Afraid of the Dark–Part 2

I slept with my closet light on for years and years and years.  Even after I was married, I still kept that light on.  For whatever reason, sleep eluded me when my room was dark.  I created all sorts of shapes out of shadows, and imagined intruders lurking in every corner.  At some point, I… Continue reading Afraid of the Dark–Part 2

Reflections on Life in General

Don’t Forget To Grieve

Reading is life to me.  I have soared on countless waves of other's imaginations, explored beautiful and strange lands, met fantastic and hilarious creatures, and have fallen in love so many times, I've lost count.   I have dressed like a princess, ridden horses like they were an extension of my body, and said exactly… Continue reading Don’t Forget To Grieve

Reflections on Life in General

Afraid of the Dark — Part 1

"Thy Will" -- Hillary Scott I’m so confused  I know I heard you loud and clear So, I followed through Somehow I ended up here  Last week, I enjoyed the privilege of having my teeth cleaned.  While the hygienist scraped, probed, polished and made the occasional disapproving noises regarding my dental habits, I found myself… Continue reading Afraid of the Dark — Part 1