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Archives for January, 2012

Screaming Underwater

     I am a reserved person by nature. I am not given to raucous outbursts or loud displays of emotion.   I am my mother’s daughter. She was a demure southern belle, of the collected variety. I have inherited her quietude.      I was sitting with family on Scarborough Beach in Narragansett, Rhode Island this summer [...]

Going Back to the Well

     This month I finished the revisions on my new memoir CRASH! The book now has a sub-title: A Mother, a Son, and the Journey from Grief to Gratitude. I like it. It captures that tricky-to-navigate space between gratitude that my boy is alive and grief for all he has lost.      In many ways [...]