From the Admins


Autumn is upon us.  There is something about this time of year.  Whether or not this season brings you specific grief anniversaries or difficult days, there is something about the air getting cooler and the leaves beginning to change that seems to highlight the bittersweet cycle of life.  After months of basking in the summer …

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“Hope springs eternal in the human breast; Man never Is, but always To be blest. The soul, uneasy, and confin’d from home,  Rests and expatiates in a life to come.” ~Alexander Pope, An Essay on Man It finally feels like spring in the Mid-Atlantic states. Truthfully, there were few days in the middle of winter when it actually felt …

During the month of March, we challenged you to take photos of grief weeds and wildflowers. I think our exact words were…. “Reminders of your loved one and your grief grow all around you.  Some of these reminders are like pretty wildflowers, bringing you closer to your loved one or providing you with a sense of …

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Wildflowers are flowers that grow in the wild. Some green-thumbed gardener doesn’t intentionally plant them; rather they sprout from the seeds of other flowers. Anyone who’s ever passed by a wildflower meadow on a perfectly warm spring evening knows that these flowers are beautiful. What is lesser known about wildflowers is that they are an important and necessary part of our …

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