Michael’s obituary was in the paper last week. The 20th, I believe. I bought two copies of it. The paper sat in a bag on the love seat until just a few minutes ago. I took the papers out of the bag, grabbed a pair of scissors, the same ones I used to wrap Christmas […]

A cry

Yesterday was horrendous. I knew that the day of Michael’s funeral would be one of the worst days of my life, and it was. The 16th trumped it, because that is the day we lost him, but, I can think of no other death that has been worse. When I lost the three grandparents I […]


I failed horribly at Holidailies this year. First we moved this month into our own little place and between packing, moving, unpacking (still working on). Then, on the 16th I lost one of my best friends in the world. Michael and I had known one another for half of our lives. He was such a […]

My new purple hair. More later…

Holidailies 2010

Hello Holidailies readers! Welcome to my journal. Let me hit you with a quick introduction and then into the meat of things. I am Suzy, 35, married to Tony for 12 years, Aunt to a bunch of little rugrats, a free-lance writer and in the middle of moving to a new home. I have been […]