The Painful Process of Grief

As I posted in my most recent blog, I recently lost a beloved friend and family member, my dachshund, Oscar Willie Wilde, who, by no stretch of the imagination was a “typical” dachshund (if, indeed, there is such a thing). He was a Therapy dog who helped heal and comfort countless people of all ages […]

The Loss of my Oscar Willie Wilde

How can I possibly describe my beautiful and extraordinary red and black Tweenie dachshund, Oscar Willie Wilde, a refugee from the Irving Shelter whose age and background remain a mystery to all who have been blessed enough to know him? He was affectionate and pure love. There was no mystery about him other than WHY […]

A Dramatic Turn

My life changed dramatically and abruptly at age 60 when my husband of 39 years and I divorced. What was happening to us and our relationship were incomprehensible to me at the time and unexpected. By this juncture of our lives, we had survived and triumphed over many of life’s losses and travails. We had […]

At Home with Nature

I am most truly myself and at home in the world of nature. The lofty pines, the delicate willows, the humble marigolds, the majestic spruce, the proliferation of wild and brilliantly colored flowers and foliage, the calming waters of the rivers, the sublime mountain tops, the graceful and fluidly flying song birds – each of […]

Welcome, Friends

I am so delighted to welcome you to my blog, my life, my thoughts, my beliefs, my philosophy and my world. It is an opportunity to share in a way that I’ve never really considered previously, as essentially, I am a very private person. I’ve wanted to share my thoughts, ideas and experiences for a […]