Category Archives: Why I’m writing this blog

Why I’m Writing All These “Why I’m Writing This” Posts

OK, I’ll admit it: I’m scared. I am scared to pull out the notes and the ultrasound photos and the death certificate and the ashes from last year. I am scared I’ll get stuck in my grief, that it will … Continue reading

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Why I’m Writing This, Part 3

After the surgery, when I could think beyond the pain, I wanted to know that something good had come out of this. It was so important to me, that something, anything, positive had come out of this. I’d had the … Continue reading

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Why I’m Writing This, Part 2

There’s a blog I read by a professional in a related field to mine. She writes long, thoughtful, strong posts on current events or ideas, and they give me a lot to think about. If that were the only reason … Continue reading

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Why I’m Writing This, Part 1

“For the boy I was, the book I could not find” It took me years, YEARS to understand that. It’s the dedication of Ed Emberley’s Drawing Book of Animals. There’s a small black-and-white photo of a boy, and this dedication. … Continue reading

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