Love and loss

This is my grandfather. Herb Miller is my father’s father, and he was the only grandfather I had for most of my life, as my mom’s dad died when I was only five. This grandpa died last month. Less than a month after I saw him for the last time, knowing that it was the last time I would ever […]

Fantasy of romance vs reality

As an adult, I’ve had enough relationships to realize that they don’t all end in happy ever after, and that happy for the moment is the best we get sometimes. I’ve learned who I am, both in and out of a relationship, and that it’s important that I retain that knowledge and don’t let go of it in an attempt to hold on to a relationship that simply isn’t meant to be. I can support friends as they struggle to work out problems in a relationship, and lend a shoulder to cry on when they walk away, as well as smile happily at their weddings or the births of their children.

My 5 favorite books

This week, I thought I’d share with you my top 5 favorite books. These books, out of all the books I’ve read and will read, are the ones I still remember and that I reread multiple times. They are not, however, listed in any particular order. Here they are: 11/22/63 by Stephen King. King’s tale of a schoolteacher who goes […]