With a broken heart, I will share with you a Eulogy for my sister Diane. She passed on April 24, 2022. In my sorrow, my fingers couldn’t type these words until today. Not a minute of time goes by when she is on my mind and in my heart. Though 15 years apart in age,Continue reading “My Sister the Cat. A Eulogy”
Our sweet Barrett. An original oil on canvas painted by my husband Daniel. If you haven’t meet our middle son Barrett. This is Barrett’s heart it’s so tender, sweet and loving. He is like his Dad in that way. A special little boy who is filled with emotions, intellect and analytics from the minute hisContinue reading “Love isn’t a noun”
It was the peek of the pandemic and we were all quarantine. The city was empty. There were no cars on the streets, no rush hour, restaurants were closed or pick up. Movie theaters we dark not a person insight. We became shuts in. What was novel at first became frightening. The news channels andContinue reading “A Window Visit”
Today was a gloomy day in Wisconsin. Freezing rain closed the schools and layered ice on everything outside. The branches on the trees looked like icicles suspended in air. The sidewalks and streets appeared to be sheets of glass. The sky was dark at day as of it was night. As an avid telecommute leaderContinue reading “Sunshine in the rain”
Eulogy of Theresa Chianelli-Santelli December 26, 1931 September 26, 2020 Mom, I didn’t know God’s plan was different from my plan, but God’s plan was by far better. I am torn between feelings of sadness and joy. This may appear antithetical, but my joy is slowly eliminating my sadness, and this is why. While MomContinue reading “Farewell Mom, I love you.”
A muse … I have been thinking about my Grandfather this week. He is my Dad’s father. He barely spoke English often switching to Italian in the middle of a sentence. Always had pay close attention to his rapid Italian speech. He was born in 1902 in Calabria Italy and came to America through EllisContinue reading “Needles, thread and a deadly war.”
This week has been home week Daniel and I shared the week with our son’s Josh, Barrett and Adler. We are a new modern family, yet instantly our space is full of love. We played games, watched movies, cooked some family meals and some fancy ones. We painted shared laughter, struggled through some sickness. WeContinue reading “99 Days of Gratitude Day 4 Home”
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I love moments when Daniel and I just sit over an espresso coffee, share conversations or be creative. It’s these lovely moments that make life amazing. We have learned a few things, so important to nurture a relationship. Just be Be real Love deeply Mutuality Silence Simple More sweet Daniel. More …
A tribute to my Uncle Joe Polentini. Rest in peace.