Welcome to the Misadventures of Widowhood blog!
In January of 2012 my soul mate of 42 years passed away after nearly 12 years of living with severe disabilities due to a stroke. I survived the first year after Don’s death doing what most widows do---trying to make sense of my world turned upside down. The pain and heartache of loss, my dark humor, my sweetest memories and, yes, even my pity parties are well documented in this blog.
Now that I’m a "seasoned widow" the focus of my writing has changed. I’m still a widow looking through that lens but I’m also a woman searching for contentment, friends and a voice in my restless world. Some people say I have a quirky sense of humor that shows up from time to time in this blog. Others say I make some keen observations about life and growing older. I say I just write about whatever passes through my days---the good, bad and the ugly. Comments welcome and encouraged. Let's get a dialogue going! Jean
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
My Favorite Memories
The Happiest Day of my Life
Who Shot the Cheyenne?
The Bar Stood Rancher
Spontaneity and the Playboy Club
The links below are to blog entries that I call "getting to know us" topics.
My When Harry Net Sally Story
100 Things About Me
How my Husband's Stroke Changed my Life
My Widow Poems
My Other Blogs
Levi's my Dog's Blog
My Blog from my Caregiver Days