Author Archives: Barbara Curtis

About Barbara Curtis

"It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end." ~ Hemingway

Time flies when you’re…

…not looking.  Or when you’re looking closely. My last child’s last regular track meet ended today. She qualified for the state meet (woohoo!!!!) next weekend so it wasn’t quite the last last meet, but I went into the meet yesterday … Continue reading

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Dream On…

I am a HUGE fan of the television show The Voice. HUGE…and only partially because Adam Levine is my pretend boyfriend. The coaches are so encouraging, the music is always fabulous (at least to my ears), and Carson Daly (the … Continue reading

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Ob-la-di, ob-la-da (or “Life goes on”)…

    Like Robert Frost, if I’ve learned any lesson in almost 54 years of living, it is indeed this:  life goes on… …no matter what. Even if the “what” is death… …life goes on. The sun rises and sets (at least … Continue reading

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525,600 minutes, part two

Exactly one year. It’s been one year. 52 weeks.  365 days.  525,600 minutes.  I had him for a year, and now he’s been gone for a year.  One. Whole. Year. As you might surmise by my absence here the last three … Continue reading

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Nine months…

Nine months. That’s approaching one year. One year is that much closer to the inevitable “he’s been gone longer than we were together” thing I dread.  Well maybe not “dread”, but certainly I’m aware of it. Nine months also seems … Continue reading

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It’s a lie…

… that “time heals all wounds” thing. It’s a lie.  I’m not healing. I won’t ever heal. My heart will always ache with missing Danny just as it will always swell with love for him. Those two things go hand-in- … Continue reading

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Seven months…

It’s been seven months (and one day) since my love left this earth for whatever is next. We’d been together for 13 months.  In February of 2015 (the 14th ironically enough), he will have been gone longer than we were … Continue reading

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