Monthly Archives: July 2010

Black Holes and Ice Cream Cones

Guest writer Alan Silberberg talks about the summer when he was 9 years old, the summer that changed his life forever… the summer his Mom died and the word “normal” was removed from his vocabulary.

Fight Like a Girl

Heading into the Susan G. Komen 5k with tonsillitis, Author Alisha Krukowski looked around for inspiration and strength. She found it in survivors running the race, those in the fight cheering on the runners, and the spirit of her own mother, who taught Alisha to fight like a girl every day of her life.

Poetry as a Healing Power in Grief

Author Bill Cushnie talks about the healing power of poetry in the grief process, and share excerpts from some of his favorite grief and healing related poems.

Grateful in Grief: Reflections On My Daughter’s Birthday

Guest writer Diana Doyle’s daughter, Savannah, would have turned 11 this year. The day after Savannah’s birthday, Diana reflects on the friends and family that helped make the difficult day special – and how grateful she is for them.

Time to Cast the Line…

Guest writer Catherine Tidd talks about taking that plunge into the dating world again as a widow. If she found the soulmate for who she once was, whose to say she won’t find the soulmate for who she’s become?…