Category Archives: Grief

Thoughts Surrounding The Loss of Colby Scott Allen Sackett

On Valentines Day of 2019 our family suffered a great loss. Colby Scott Allen Sackett was my first cousin’s grandson, who lived in Alberta, Canada. He was coming home from boarding school  to spend a long week-end with his parents and … Continue reading

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A Tribute To A Son

A mom  buried her first-born son a few days after Valentine’s Day this year. He was born, and died, eighteen years apart, on this day that represents Love.  The son was returning home from boarding school to celebrate his special day … Continue reading

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Thoughts From A Grieving Grandmother

On Valentine’s day of this year a very special 18-year-old was on his way  home from boarding school. It was his eighteenth birthday. He was ten minutes away from home when he was in a  head on collision, that took … Continue reading

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HOLIDAYS ARE NOT ALWAYS WARM AND FUZZY

Originally posted on AHUELON NEWS JOURNAL:
Holidays change over the years depending on age and circumstances.  I am a senior and Bipolar, and those two thing color my emotions and feelings of well-being. My extended family lives in TX, CO,…

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How Do We Spot Problems And Conquer Suicide?

I recently read about a businessman and politician in AZ who committed suicide this week. He was only in his mid 50’s. I felt compelled to write about depression and suicide after reading about his death. Here is what I … Continue reading

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An Accidental Encounter Showed Me A Glimpse Of A Steller Friendship

I had just finished writing a blog on friendship and was ready to publish, when I got the urge to take a break, so I jumped in my car and headed to a local park for some sunshine and “fresh … Continue reading

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MOTHERS DAY: Full of Love, Sadness and Complicated Feelings.

In a room of one thousand moms you would have that many stories times a hundred, that could fill a library, and today on Mothers Day many of those stories are floating around in many heads.  This special day is … Continue reading

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