Robert Frost was absolutely right when he said “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life. It goes on.” — Robert Frost, American poet (1874–1963)
Frost was 80 years old and a wise man. Life goes on, time doesn’t stop. We can try to put the brakes on, but it is impossible.
I vividly remember the day my phone rang, and I received the news that I had breast cancer. I was in shock. I wanted to stop the world from spinning as if I could. …
You know the ones; they are the songs that either make you smile or want to curl up and, well, sleep.
I listen to music most of the day. I shout at Alexa to play certain artists, certain genres and sometimes I have to power through because inevitably one of THOSE songs will play.
I started listening to music soon after my husband suddenly died. Music was a big part of our lives. He played the drums and the keyboard and had a band as a teenage boy. …
The sounds of music, not to be confused with the movie, has been an enormous part of my entire life. I can remember the lyrics of songs that played on the radio when I was a child. In fact, I can see my bedroom and I was only 3 or 4 years old. Yes, my first memories of my childhood are connected to a song my mother played often and I can see myself sitting on my bed bouncing to the beat of that song.
My parents had a huge collection of records and the sounds of music filled our…
Twenty months ago my beloved husband died from a massive stroke and I started writing about my feelings every day.
Twenty months ago PTSD had hit me right in my gut and it remained there until months later.
Twenty months ago people told me I should write a book.
I listened and as I continued to write every day, a book was born.
Grief is the opposite of love. Grief is the price we pay for loving so deeply. Does this mean we should never love? No! …
Carole L. Sanek
I like to believe there is no such thing as coincidences. I am a science brained person. Coincidences are random and due to probability states David Hand, a British statistician.
I believe in happenings for a reason and I also believe that our brains have stored enormous amounts of information that we cannot possibly file through but at the right moment and when we need it most the information comes to us.
I know life goes on. I clearly remember the day they diagnosed me with breast cancer. I went to the grocery store later that day…
Hello, I thought long and hard about this. I know that people use this platform to really speak their minds and believe me I know how to do that. However because this is my first story here I thought I would keep it on the sweet side. I am a Midwestern woman living in the South so I will keep it sweet and Southern. That’s really a crock of bullshit.
I will try to stay kind though. I am sitting here watching Phil Collins live on a talk show, I will stay kind. I do like the title of his…