I had every intention of following up Caregiver Journey Pt 1 with my husband’s first knee surgery, a story I’ve repeated over and over thru the years. But the words just wouldn’t come. I was overly emotional, in fact, and was at a loss as to why . . . until I looked at the […]
Celebrating Hubs’ Birthday
It’s been nearly 3 years since my hubs died, but my grandson & I still celebrate his birthday every year. This year was no exception.
A Memory Christmas Tree
My tree this year was – filled to with ornaments that had photos of my husband who passed 2 years ago. It’s a wonderful way to honor and celebrate your memories.
Sing it With Me . . .
Celebrating the opening of my Etsy shop and the anniversary of my husband’s death with a sweet song. Sing it with me . . .
A Special Pillow for a Special Boy
My grandson turned five on September 1. I knew this birthday was going to be hard on him after losing his precious Poppy, just as it was hard on me. Every day is hard when you lose your best friend but holidays and celebrations are particularly painful. Still, Santino is five. He’s doing five year […]
Real Life Angels
They exist, you know. Angels. Real life angels. Angels, who visit you in your darkest hour and light the way. Angels, who ask for nothing in return. Angels, who don’t even know they are angels. They might pose as friends and fellow bloggers. But I know differently. I know they are angels. Real life angels. […]
Dear Santino …
When my husband died on May 14 the person I worried about the most (besides myself) was our grandson, Santino. How in the world could I explain this loss to a 4 year old when I didn’t understand it myself? I couldn’t explain it. I still can’t. His mother first told Santino when his “Poppy” […]
A marlin and a bunch of hearts
I mentioned in my chalkboard post that there was a little story behind this graphic. And since I’m still in storytelling mode (and not wanting to work on the class I’m teaching tomorrow *ahem*) why don’t you join me for a cuppa joe. I drink lots of coffee. I call it a Starbucks knock-off. Tons […]