Posts tagged "Loss"

Love after death: A St. Patrick's Day story

St. Patrick’s Day is a bit of a challenge for me. Being an Irish girl raised on the south side of Chicago, I’m proud of my heritage and relish every tradition; red hair, pale skin, fiery temper, fatty foods and exceptional liquor tolerance included.  The original Comiskey Park was within walking distance and quickly became... Read more »

Permission to Let Go

As a woman, I’ve been through enough crap in my life that I’ve grown a thick skin. I’ve earned it, and I wear it well. As a mom, I am responsible for the health, happiness and overall wellbeing of two other people I chose to bring into the world. And I do my job well.... Read more »
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