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Out of Tune, Right on Point

Songs, Stories, Sarcasm and Tons of Useless Information

New Ventures…

So I just started a new job...I am working in a management/consultant role that requires I travel over two states.  It's long hours.  It's a lot of driving.  And it's going to be a HUGE challenge!  I feel energized and... Continue Reading →

Mother

If you've read any of my other musical musings, no doubt, you've discovered...I am a true music nerd.  I love to know the why behind the song.  It's like a quest for me.  I should be on Pinterest, researching recipes... Continue Reading →

Cowgirls, Beaches and Canadians

My second husband introduced me to Neil Young.  Until that point in my life, I'd not been a fan of Neil Young.  Maybe it was his unusual voice.  Maybe it was the fact that every time you turned on your... Continue Reading →

The Eyes Have It

The year was 1984.  I was a typical tween.  I loved Duran Duran, the Go Go's, Prince and Michael Jackson.  I knew all the dance moves.  I wore lace gloves, parachute pants and fluorescent laces in my sneakers. ET was... Continue Reading →

Lasting Image

It has almost been 6 months since Mom died. For the most part, I feel I am coping well. On the outside there are no visible wounds. On the inside, there is something...something I can't quite seem to reconcile.  It's... Continue Reading →

How Does Your Garden Grow?

I am the youngest of a blended family.  Both of my parents were divorced prior to marrying each other.  And each of them had children.  My mother, who thought she could not bear children, adopted my brother when he was... Continue Reading →

The Curious Case of Jackson Gilmour

Over the last few posts, I have spent a lot of time on my parents and the struggles with "parenting" them.  But don't forget...I am also the single parent to three children.  Each one is different...very different.  My oldest is... Continue Reading →

Stages of Grief

There are five stages of grief. In the past I worked for hospice and I often found myself teaching classes about grief.  I know this all too well. Stage 1-Denial (No this isn't happening to me. No. No.  No.  This didn't just... Continue Reading →

Full Circle

Today is the first day I have had an opportunity to breathe...to come up to the surface for air. I left off at Mom's passing, but there is so much more I want to share about the experience. Mom took... Continue Reading →

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