Posts Tagged ‘love’


Happy Birthday Mom! I know she would have loved the party but not the advancing age. I always thought of her as a little kookie, creative and a wheeler dealer. She was smart, tall, thin and beautiful. One of the greatest gifts she gave me was the confidence to do anything I wanted. She always […]

Hole In My Heart

She’s still gone.  My Didi.  There’s a giant hole in my heart.   Of course it doesn’t help that it was the anniversary of my Mom’s death the day after Didi died.  Why do all the people I love die in June?  What’s up with that?  I used to love June.  Summer starts, school is out, […]


Didi Lee Capucine Merenda 2/22/2004 – 6/28/2012 Didi died this morning.   In her sleep.  I was asleep.   Actually, I woke up to a moan/groan noise.  I knew it was Didi so my alert went up.  I straightened my leg and felt wetness on my foot.  Immediately I thought she might have thrown up on the […]


I know I just mentioned my Dad on Memorial Day but today is the anniversary of his passing.  June 6, 2010.   It was not unexpected or shocking but I was still shaken to the core.   The intense family drama surrounding the intensity of watching my tall, strong and capable father die was overwhelming.  Although it […]

Didi Bird

OMG she is so cute and wonderful.  I am so glad she is in my life.  I love my Didi bird.