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Hi, I'm Violet. My mother and my husband were killed eight months apart. These are pieces of my struggle to keep going, alone.
Category Archives: Reminiscing
It’s 4:40pm here on the west coast, officially sundown… HAPPY HANUKKAH! Now before anyone asks (I always get several, “Oh, hey, I didn’t know you were Jewish!” responses), let’s get this out of the way … I’m not Jewish. But … Continue reading
Dave Brubeck is gone. I can’t even believe it. “Take Five” was his most famous and recognized song, but my favorite is “Blue Rondo â la Turk.” A master of the odd time signature, his body of work was so … Continue reading
I’ve been collecting Christmas music for many years. Actually, it would be more accurate to say I used to collect Christmas music…. It really kicked into high gear when I met Kim and moved to Berkeley and discovered that Amoeba … Continue reading
Made it through Kim’s and my anniversary yesterday. Now trying to make it through Mom’s birthday. She would have been 78 today. Missing her so much. In addition to the Cat Herding video, this was her other favorite. She watched … Continue reading