To Migi, on your 19th Birthday

21 February 2013 Dearest Migs, Today you turn 19 years old in heaven. It struck me yesterday how in June this year, you would have been gone for 15 years. How our lives have changed. How you must be all grown-up now. I wonder how you look like at 19, and to find the answers,…

Finding Lala (an old post from November 2008)

Serendipity has always been one of my favorite words and it came alive for me in time for All Soul’s Day. It is the story of “finding” someone I had lost 33 years ago and putting closure to a childhood grief experience I thought I had long buried and forgotten. In Kindergarten in the early 70s,…

Growing Old With Grace

 I've been thinking a lot about aging lately. The other day, a dear friend who was marking her high school batch's golden jubilee lent me her class yearbook and I've been reading about their various journeys with much interest and awe at how each one has navigated the the hills and valleys of their lives.…