Category Archives: Spirituality

Missing Jesi

In the early days after Jesi left us I looked for her everywhere. I would stare out of airplane windows wondering which cloud she hid behind. I would feel her in a flash of light as a wave crashed on … Continue reading

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Finding Joy…The Most Ordinary of Days… Part 1

On Saturday I was sitting in my vet’s office waiting for Mimi, (see the pic of Jesi with the little Shih Tzu from the last post…that’s Mimi). She has not been well lately and needed fluids and blood work done … Continue reading

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Jesi is Everywhere

I have never noticed the faces before but now I see them everywhere. In the sky, in rocks, in glimmering shadows under water… The first time I saw one it appeared in the clouds. I became fascinated by the round … Continue reading

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Grief and Loss and Light

My loss strikes at odd times. In the middle of Walden. Walking along a deserted road. Photographing a sunset, the sudden click reminding me of her. The swell of the ocean, her face in it. It is uncanny, that searing … Continue reading

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