Tag Archives: grief

Missing My Mom

This is the second Mother’s day since my Mom’s death, and it’s not much better than was the first. I so miss her and feel that loss in every bone in my body even if when I’m trying not to … Continue reading

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If Alicia Florrick Can Say It, So Can I

As I’ve written before, I’m an atheist. I was raised Catholic, but the day my father died, I stopped believing in god. I had just turned 8 the month before, so some might argue I was too young to make … Continue reading

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Holiday Memories Well Past Due

Christmas was my Mom’s favorite holiday. She loved everything about it: the music, the decorating, the celebrations, giving gifts, seeing old friends. She would take such care finding just the right tree. She was so particular about the tree, in … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Mom

My dear mother, Clarice P. Heenan, born June 13, 1927 in Ottawa, Kansas, passed away February 2, 2012 at Rideout Hospital while surrounded by her loving family. My Mom was the youngest child of H. Everett and Winifred Markham, and … Continue reading

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