I launched this blog in 2008. My mini-me.
Having my dead mother as a muse is pretty freaky
April 19, 2010
After my mom died, I started feeling differently about her. It's like she's in my head instead of physically in the world. And, of all things, she's become a muse who inspires me in my blogging. Weird.
This is the first week of the rest of my life
February 24, 2010
Now that my mom is dead, I'm an orphan. It feels weird, sad, exhilarating -- free. Suddenly, I'm starting live over, redefining my sense of womanhood, ethnicity and culture.
Photo album: Remembering Mom, 1917-2010
February 9, 2010
This post is all about how my mom died. It was profoundly moving, sad, peaceful, loving. Death has it's own magic. What a healing experience.
Final vigil: my mom is now in hospice
January 17, 2010
My mom has been moved to hospice and the experience is emotionally wrenching. But we're getting through it with the help of music therapy and my MacBook laptop.
A single girl’s guide to shoveling snow
December 20, 2009
Shoveling snow has always been an emotional challenge. It makes me feel pathetically single and man-less. But I'm growing up and learning to cope. Here are my how-to shoveling tips.