Tag Archives: reaction

Traffic…

The morning is silent. Even the usual distant traffic noise of the rush-hour mayhem is hushed. The busy road that runs through the village no longer channels the speeding cars and lorries that habitually thunder through this small village. My … Continue reading

Posted in Brain injury, children, Life, Memory, terror | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 40 Comments

A bird in the bush?

The dog has just eaten her dinner for the first time in days. I have not been worried. There is a pattern to her behaviour that I perfectly understand…though precisely how she arrived at her conclusions escapes me. We had … Continue reading

Posted in Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Outside in

It was odd. I look at this particular blogger’s page every day…and every day there is a reblog button. On every post. Except today. I clicked into the title, hoping that by going deeper, I would find what I was … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, cats, Relationships, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

Getting nowhere fast

The morning started early…long before dawn… even though the night had ended late. You would think I would have done mounds of stuff by now, but not so. The rest of the morning disappeared in my son’s kitchen then I … Continue reading

Posted in Dogs, Life, Relationships | Tagged , , , , | 40 Comments

Out of nowhere

It came out of nowhere. Overwhelming pain more present than memory, as if lifted up and planted back in that moment, that time, with no escape, no recourse but to live, once again, those minutes; to experience again the emotions, … Continue reading

Posted in Brain injury, Life, Memory | Tagged , , , , | 26 Comments

Normal rules don’t apply

“I’d kill the bastard, if it was one of my kids.” I’ve heard that so many times over the past few years since my son was stabbed through the brain. I can understand it; that is precisely what I would … Continue reading

Posted in depression, Grief, Life | Tagged , , , , , , , | 21 Comments