Musings Out Loud
Anna Burgess Yang
Writer • Mother • Bereaved • Friend • Documentarian • Collector • Creative (she/her) 🦋🦋
It's That Time of Year
It is Nelle's birthday. And I have to give myself some grace.
Back to School
The first days of a new school year are always hard.
sharing my story
The Best News
I had to make a choice to be vulnerable.
My guilt became overwhelming. My daughter deserved a party and I blew it.
The Language of Losing Friends
Preserving friendships: Knowing when to work hard and when to let go — that’s the difficult part.
I Still Cry Sometimes
Crying in my car was a reminder that no matter how much time passes, I always carry grief.
Here I am. Trying to fix things. Trying to move, keep busy, and not let myself think too much.
A Quiet Day
Sometimes, when devastating things are happening in the world, I'll shut down.
Introducing the Marble Jars
Trying to keep my kids engaged during remote learning.
Today I am numb. I have moments of intense grief, but I am also undeniably in shock.
If hell can exist on earth, then that's where I've been for the past few days.
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