Robbie Miller Kaplan's Blog – May 2011 Archive (2)

In memory of poppies

Every Memorial Day, I look for red poppies; the crepe paper variety, sold by veterans. I usually find mine outside a grocery store. And I wear it all day.

The poppies evoke such a special time in my life that I usually find a visible place to display them long after the holiday. And when I see one around the house, it brings back vivid memories of my father and the Memorial Days we shared while I was a little girl.

My dad was a veteran of…


Added by Robbie Miller Kaplan on May 16, 2011 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Finding joy without mom

My mom and I were extremely close and talked about everything. But we never discussed how I was going to live my life without her. This became abundantly clear in the weeks and months that followed her death; confident and sure-footed me was completely lost.


I couldn’t have imagined all those years ago that I would find joy without her, but I have. She wouldn’t have wanted her death to sap the pleasure from my days and thankfully, it hasn’t.


The mourning…


Added by Robbie Miller Kaplan on May 2, 2011 at 8:00am — 10 Comments

Monthly Archives











Latest Conversations

Robert Pulliam updated their profile
13 minutes ago
Profile IconRobert Pulliam and Michelle Roman joined LegacyConnect
21 minutes ago
Profile IconKaren Miles, Crystal Mckenna, Le Anne Steinberg and 1 more joined LegacyConnect
Carol Succarotte Daniels is now a member of LegacyConnect
May 5

Community Guidelines

Please be respectful of others. For more information, read our Community Guidelines.

Follow Legacy

© 2021   Created by   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service