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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: Music On The Journey
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
Today is our 21st anniversary. Lately I’ve been telling myself Kim isn’t gone — he’s just away on a trip. I need to say today IS our anniversary rather than today WOULD HAVE BEEN our anniversary because for me, we’re … Continue reading
“Hallelujah” was my mom’s favorite song in the world. I knew it had to be included at her memorial service. I had originally hoped the choir at her church could sing it. I spent hours hunting down and printing out … Continue reading