Mom

Finding peace and presence in the holidays.

November 28, 2015

I won’t go into a long tirade and apologize for my absence because I always seem to do that and end up saying the same thing. There’s really not much more to say except I’ve been busy with my new job and I’m traveling quite a bit for it being a non-travelling job.  I should be home and […]

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Ok, don’t think I’m crazy but my Mom spoke to be from the afterlife.

January 26, 2015
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Yesterday I spent the day celebrating the first birthday of The OC’s since she passed away. It was a good day filled with lots of laughs doing things that she loved. It was a nice way to spend a moment and keep her close in our thoughts. Death and grief are such a tornado of […]

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Missing Mom – 6 Years Today.

September 5, 2014
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My Mom died six years ago today. There are so many thoughts about that rolling around in my head about my Mom, but I hesitate to write them because I feel like they have all been said before. Grief never really lessens, it ebbs and flows and constantly changes. It’s like a weight on your […]

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Goodbye Baba Wawa

May 20, 2014
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Barbara Walter’s retired from The View on Friday. My Mom used to watch The View everyday, her day could not start without watching Hot Topics. If you happened to call during that time she would pick up the phone and say “Can’t talk! The View is on!” and then promptly hang up on you. I […]

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Happy Birthday Mom.

March 12, 2014
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Today would have been my Mom’s 74th birthday. I normally write about things I have learned from my Mom, but I think I decided on last years post that I had kind of worn out my welcome with all the parental advice. So this year I figured I’d tell you a little bit about my […]

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The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

February 3, 2014
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Today I was lucky enough to attend a Jay Leno taping. It was awesome! He is retiring on Thursday to make room for Jimmy Fallon, so it was a bit sentimental. I watch him every night. Seriously. Every night. I came by it honestly, I grew up watching him and Johnny Carson. My Mom was a fan (as […]

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I love Neil Diamond but the bastard makes me cry. EVERY TIME.

January 24, 2014
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SiriusXM is playing Neil Diamond all weekend long. I can’t even begin to explain the giddiness I feel about this. I’m so excited I may just go live in the car for the next 72 hours. (Except my car doesn’t have a comfy bed with 900 thread count sheets…otherwise that would have been an excellent plan.) […]

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Live Life with No Regrets

November 6, 2013
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Sadly, Rocktober has come to and end (and just in the knick of time because I almost died of exhaustion!) But it was fun and I would do it all over again in a heartbeat. But only after I rest for a week or so… People always wonder why I go go go. Honestly I […]

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5 Years.

September 5, 2013
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Donna Joyce Pasanen March 12, 1940 ~ September 5, 2008   Five years. Some days it seems like yesterday, and others it seems like an eternity. Normally I write my memorial posts about what I have learned over this past year, but I think after five years that’s a bit redundant. I’ve ran the gamut of […]

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