Greetings Friends and Family! As 2019 Winds to a close (I cannot believe this) I have realized that my writing has taken place mainly off-line this year. I found myself more often than not scribbling away in a random notebook or voice texting notes to myself to write up later – again – with paper […]
Are you a person who avoids a good cry — or do you embrace it wholeheartedly and own it and all that it represents? I am the latter. I believe that was out of necessity. Over the course of the last nine years, if I had not come to terms with crying and why it […]
I am trying to help find ways to show/teach/encourage my daughter to thrive and survive these different stages of life she is travelling through.
On This Day. 2 Years Ago. We Memorialized Erich McChesney at First Pres. in VB with songs, hugs, speeches, prayer, tears and bagpipes – and then the next day we set him free out on the water off 47th street with more hugs, love, toasts and songs. I wanted to grab all of the kind […]
Published two years ago today, and it still reads like I wrote the words yesterday. It makes me happy to share this story about you Erich – even though it only captures a sliver of your life and the person you were – I think it gives those who knew you fond memories of our […]
I liked where I was going with this…. decided to share it as is… enjoy! 🙂 What do you think? Should your spouse/significant other be your Best Friend? We All Need a Few Best Friends By Mary McChesney 3/31/09 I have been pondering something a relative said to me the other day. “Your […]
In light of so many things swirling around the universe right now pertaining to depression I thought I might take a moment to share some things I do to help me when I am having a hard time getting through (or starting) my day. Mornings can be the hardest. Getting started with your day is […]