Rebuilding house and life after a fireThis blog is a journal about a challenging time in my life due to a house fire, my son's depression, and beginning my empty nest stage of life. The fire at my house occured exactly 6 weeks before the first entry, and reliving it through writing is both difficult and helpful.The journal has caught up to real time now, but I do look back now and then to reflect and add perspective.
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Has it really been two years since the fire? Just a couple of weeks ago I was thinking about how people get through bad events in their lives – it was the week of the Boston Marathon bomb and West, … Continue reading
I have finally begun to write my third blog: My Life in the Middle Lane: Observations of a Single Empty-Nester http://shoshwrites2.wordpress.com Check it out! I look forward to your comments.
I mentioned in my ‘final’ post that I planned to begin two new blogs. I’ve just posted the first chapter of my new soccer blog, “From Soccer Mom to Soccer Fan.” http://shoshwrites3.wordpress.com/2012/08/16/from-soccer-mom-to-soccer-fan-1/ Even if you are a not soccer or sports … Continue reading
Last weekend I had a housewarming party. I’ve been in my new home for over 3 months now, and while there are still a few mini-projects to finish up, the house is basically unpacked, decorated, and settled. This party was … Continue reading
Are we there yet? I knew that reaching the one-year anniversary of my house fire would not bring full closure, but I guess I was hoping deep down that I’d be able to close the door firmly on this episode … Continue reading
The past week I had an eerie feeling of deja vu. My daughter Sarah was soon to return home for the summer, just as she had last year about this time, and she was returning to a unknown house and a … Continue reading