Let’s Get (Re)Aquainted

I set out to write a bit about myself for those who are new to my public persona here at Enthusiastically, Dawn, but each time I attempt to write, I find myself frozen. There I sit, staring at the screen, eyes glazed, mind blank…a statue. This is a strange experience for me. Since blogging publicallyContinue reading “Let’s Get (Re)Aquainted”

A Letter to My Daughter One Year Later

Dear Katherine, It’s been a year now since you took your life. A year and 7 days to be precise. The truth is nothing is precise in our lives here anymore. Since that time, life goes on, but is a blur of meaningless activity overshadowed by your absence. Time is irrelevant. Day, night, hours- whatContinue reading “A Letter to My Daughter One Year Later”

When You Have No Mother on Mother’s Day

As Mother’s Day approaches this year, I am finding I’m not ready to celebrate. As we approach the six month mark of my mom’s passing, I find myself feeling a plethora of unanticipated emotions. The fact is I am just not ready to have a Happy Mother’s Day.