Add Your Blog | | Signup
Bertram's Blog · 1W ago

Review: ‘Unfinished’ by Pat Bertram

Originally posted on The Sun Singer's Travels: Author Pat Bertram, who previously explored her own encounter with the loss of a loved one in Grief: The Great Yearning (2016), has brought her...
Bertram's Blog · 3W ago

Excerpt From UNFINISHED

Amanda put a hand over the hole in her chest and was surprised to discover that under her ...
Bertram's Blog · 3W ago

UNFINISHED is Now Finished and Available on Amazon

Amanda Ray thought she’d grow old with her pastor husband David, but death had other plans. During David’s long illness and his withdrawal from her, Amanda found solace in the virtual arms o...
Bertram's Blog · 1M ago

A Fresh Chance to Take the World by Storm

While going through the first throes of grief, I was astonished by how little authors knew about the enormity of grief and its impact. In one book, the new widow cried the first night, then ...
Bertram's Blog · 1M ago

End of the Great Yearning?

My last upsurge of grief came exactly one month before the seventh anniversary of Jeff’s d...
Bertram's Blog · 2M ago

Blue on Blue

Blue on blue actually refers to the photo below, a toy VW bug on top of my VW regulation-s...
Bertram's Blog · 2M ago

What the Screams Are All About

The worst thing about opening a decade-old work in progress (though can it be called a work in progress if no progress has been made on it for years?) is that I have forgotten much of what I...
Bertram's Blog · 2M ago

Toddling Along

I am toddling along, trying to get back into my life now that the external fixator is off my arm. I’m taking a couple of dance classes, walking a bit, reading, writing occasionally. Mostly I’ve been trying not to be too introspective, hence the lack ...
Bertram's Blog · 3M ago

The Blooming Desert

The desert is blooming, and so, I hope, am I. Each day I do a bit more, stretching my poor...
Bertram's Blog · 3M ago

Dipping My Toe Into Wanderlust Again

Facebook has a feature where they show us our memories — the pictures or articles we had p...