Sydell Weiner, PhD

My Step-Mother’s Funeral

My Step-Mother's Funeral

  I ride to the cemetery with my step-sister’s daughter, a red-headed beauty who always makes me feel included. My step-brother’s daughter is sitting in the back with her husband and they are all sharing memories. Their beloved grandmother passed away 2 days ago, and although though she was 90 years old, it was sudden […]

My Mother’s Story

My Mother's Story

Losing a mother in childhood leaves many unanswered questions. My mother’s story has been pieced together from faded memories, old photographs and isolated anecdotes. I hope it does justice to the woman I knew for only 14 years.  We are all shaped by our history, and Janet’s was shaped by love. But it was also […]