Monthly Archives: November 2008

Surviving the Holiday Season

Surviving the holidays… it took me a long while to bring myself to write about this subject.  Usually the words flow from my fingers onto the computer screen even before I have finished my thought.  This was a tough one … Continue reading

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Preliminary Hearing

After months of delay, we have finally had our preliminary hearing.  Only one witness was called, one of the homicide detectives.  Information was given on the crime scene, the coroner’s results and some of the details of the confession Ling … Continue reading

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Living with Depression

My daughter is very angry with me.  We had an argument yesterday about forgetting things.  My short term memory has been vanishing the closer the court date comes.  I know it’s irritating to tell someone things over and over, but … Continue reading

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A Caution about Next Week

I want to remind those of you who have or work with young children that my daughter-in-law’s preliminary hearing is next Monday.  I have been assured that it’s really going to happen this time.  I am afraid there may be … Continue reading

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Confusion

You know, I can remember almost everything that I have read.  I know that the mother of Tolkien’s character Aragorn is Gilraen, and that his lady love Arwen’s mother was Celebrian.  I know that Princess Emma of France was told … Continue reading

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Article about hearing delays

Brief article on why it is taking so long for even the preliminary hearing to get started.   Do I dare to hope that this time something will actually happen?  Jan ___________________________________ Family waits for suspect’s hearing – By Bethania Palma … Continue reading

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Disability Issues

You know, three times since the murders I have tried unsuccessfully to go back to work.  Grief and depression are very difficult things to get a handle on.  You feel like you are going along fine, when all of a … Continue reading

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