Why Blog About Being a Widower

December 10, 2010.  A day I will never forget.  4.5 years later, I can recall every single moment of that day.  I remember driving to work.  I remember everything I did at work that day. I remember meeting my wife

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Why Blog About Being a Widower

December 10, 2010.  A day I will never forget.  4.5 years later, I can recall every single moment of that day.  I remember driving to work.  I remember everything I did at work that day. I remember meeting my wife

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Talking About Mortality

I try not to dwell on things I regret not doing with my wife before she passed.  While this thought doesn’t haunt me, I always wish she and I had talked more about mortality.  I would bet that 1 in

Talking About Mortality

I try not to dwell on things I regret not doing with my wife before she passed.  While this thought doesn’t haunt me, I always wish she and I had talked more about mortality.  I would bet that 1 in

I AM NOT A MOTHER !!

Mother’s Day means different things to different people.  To me, it’s bitter sweet.  Each year my young children (now 7 and 4) have different emotions as all of their friends celebrate with their mothers.  That raises lots of feelings in

I AM NOT A MOTHER !!

Mother’s Day means different things to different people.  To me, it’s bitter sweet.  Each year my young children (now 7 and 4) have different emotions as all of their friends celebrate with their mothers.  That raises lots of feelings in

Toilet Paper

I’ve been trying to get up the energy to write a Mother’s Day blog.  I will get to that later this week.  For now, I wanted to write about an event that really made me laugh today.  That event was

Toilet Paper

I’ve been trying to get up the energy to write a Mother’s Day blog.  I will get to that later this week.  For now, I wanted to write about an event that really made me laugh today.  That event was

Every Child Has a Gift

“I love you.  I love mommy, and God, and Jesus”.   These are words from my 4-year-old son just minutes ago. I have learned from therapy that raising children as a single parent is no easy task.  You might be asking,

Every Child Has a Gift

“I love you.  I love mommy, and God, and Jesus”.   These are words from my 4-year-old son just minutes ago. I have learned from therapy that raising children as a single parent is no easy task.  You might be asking,

Happier Times Through Simplification

I have written about some of the painful aspects of grieving and coming to the realization that I’m a widower dad.  I wanted to write about one of many positive experiences I have had. My wife and I purchased a

Happier Times Through Simplification

I have written about some of the painful aspects of grieving and coming to the realization that I’m a widower dad.  I wanted to write about one of many positive experiences I have had. My wife and I purchased a

Taking Advantage of Kindness

Now this is the possibly the saddest part of my story.  It’s also the thing I have wanted to write about the longest.  There are only 3 or 4 people that even know this story.  Sharing it with readers of

Taking Advantage of Kindness

Now this is the possibly the saddest part of my story.  It’s also the thing I have wanted to write about the longest.  There are only 3 or 4 people that even know this story.  Sharing it with readers of

The Days After – Isolation (I wish)

People meet me and are are amazed at how happy I appear to be.  They are mostly correct.  But here is the problem.  Even when I’m not happy, I appear to be happy.  The result of that is exhaustion.  Let

The Days After – Isolation (I wish)

People meet me and are are amazed at how happy I appear to be.  They are mostly correct.  But here is the problem.  Even when I’m not happy, I appear to be happy.  The result of that is exhaustion.  Let