Tag Archives: solitude

Journey of Learning

One thing (among many) that is true, is that being widowed is not easy. Especially when time passes, and you are still alone.  It doesn’t matter the gender, loss is loss and with it, comes the pain. Everyone faces this … Continue reading

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Contentment

 While out grocery shopping with mom yesterday I ran into a former coworker. This lady has always, no matter what, been one of the nicest people I have ever known. Her sweet demeanor one that is honest and flows from … Continue reading

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What I Found in the Dark of the Night

I stood there in the dark. I had been waiting for the right time. I had kept up with the reports of a possible meteor shower and really wanted to witness the event. If it happened. The warning was that … Continue reading

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December Twenty-eighth, When a Dragon Isn’t a Dragon After All

Stress is the dragon in my room. I have been stressed before, but never like this. I never had to fully handle it physically on my own. Even though my son is with me, its not quite the same. Or … Continue reading

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Day352; Footnotes of Blue Christmas Feelings

Memories and inner strength. The last few weeks, I’ve been dealing with grief and sadness. Feelings that tend to rear up every so often and make themselves known. Today was the perfect day for those emotions. It was dark and … Continue reading

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Day 308; Footnotes of No Longer The Sound of Silence or How Many Peppers Picked

My time of temporary solitude, has come to an end. My son left last Friday for the races in Martinsville, VA. After the weekend there he was off and running to the coast of North Carolina and a few days … Continue reading

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Day 251; Footnotes of Enjoying my Own Company

For a day that started out so crazy, the rest was uneventful. Almost boring. I did tidy up my kitchen, putting away the stuff from the camper that I had piled on the kitchen table as I carried it inside. … Continue reading

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April Twenty-Fifth; To Be, or Not To Be, Lonely

Alone…………or lonely? https://www.dictionary.com/browse/lonely https://www.dictionary.com/browse/solitude I’m sitting here looking out the window to my back yard. Today is so different than yesterday. The sun is out, the sky a glorious blue and a breeze is blowing through drying out the landscape … Continue reading

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Hello Silence

A lifetime or two ago, when I was a youth, I remember listening to the song, The Sound of Silence sung by Simon and Garfunkel. My son introduced me to the same song performed by Disturbed. How could the same … Continue reading

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Another Brick in the Wall

Life has this tendency to throw all manner of curve balls at us. Just when we think we have this or that figured out, nope…duck! You come to find you don’t have it figured out after all. Bella and I … Continue reading

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