Category Archives: Slice Of Life

CHRISTMAS DAY AND COLD CONCRETE WALLS

Bipolar Disorder/Mental Health/Slice Of Life By – Sheri de Grom Goodwill toward men—my first thought on Christmas morning. No, Sheri. You will not feel sorry for yourself. This is your life and welcome to it. You made the decision to … Continue reading

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HELP, I’VE LOST MY HEART

Slice of Life/Caregiving/Unconditional Love By – Sheri de Grom I’m desperate. I’ve lost my heart. I’ve looked everywhere. Last night in a panic I cleaned everything, and I do mean everything. At the end table by my favorite chair I … Continue reading

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THERE’S NO PLACE IN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR MENTAL ILLNESS

Mental Health/Journal Notes/Slice of Life by:  Sheri de Grom Notes From My Journal – Monterey, California Late 1990s My office on Fort Ord was quieter than usual: no laughter, chatter or copy machines running. Usually the investigators bantered with each … Continue reading

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THE YEAR GONE BY COLORS THE WAY OF THE FUTURE

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 13,000 times in 2014. If it were a … Continue reading

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WRITING TRAVEL BLOG – PART 2

Slice of Life/Travel Blog                                                       by – Sheri de Grom In my blog of June 2, 2014, I introduced you to eight bloggers I admire and follow. I hope you’ve had the opportunity to check out each one of the fascinating … Continue reading

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THE PRINCESS, THE GROCERY STORE AND SUICIDE PREVENTION

Mental Health/Suicide Prevention by Sheri de Grom I’d arrived at the perfect time and place for daydreaming. My hair color specialist had finished the foils and Tom had presented me with my second venti non-fat latte—for the day—Starbucks. I’m addicted. … Continue reading

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IN THE GARDEN WITH SHERI

Slice of Life by – Sheri de Grom Last week I talked about a nasty fall I’d taken and I was out of sorts with myself. I knew I needed to look inward but that wasn’t what I wanted to … Continue reading

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I STUBBED MY TOE ON THE WAY TO LIVING LIFE

Slice of Life/Travel Blog by – Sheri de Grom I lay on the cold concrete and wondered how I’d managed to get there. No pushing or shoving had been involved but I’d fallen hard. Did I dare move? The entire … Continue reading

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LIFE TOSSED ME A CURVE BALL

Life Tossed Me A Curve Ball Slice of Life by – Sheri de Grom I haven’t been a good blogging friend the past two months. Life tossed me a curve ball when I wasn’t looking. And then another, and another—and … Continue reading

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LETTER TO MY READERS

Letter to My Readers Slice of Life By – Sheri de Grom The time is past due for me to say thank you to everyone who follows my blog. I appreciate the time and effort you invest and each comment … Continue reading

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