Browsing Category


  • A Missing Piece

    April 18, 2017

    My mother’s ring is one of my favorite pieces of jewelry. A gift from my husband, years ago when our boys were still young….

  • The Blue Basin

    January 30, 2017

    My son spent 35 days in the NICU before he died. He had three surgeries and only a few ‘good’ days  before he died…

  • Tree of Hope

    December 20, 2016

    We planted a memorial tree in our yard on Austin’s first birthday in Heaven, July 8, 2009. He would’ve been 15 that year. I…

  • Holiday Survival

    November 19, 2016

    I am not good at holidays.

    In the five years since my daughter passed I have yet to figure out what to do with them….

  • Your Legacy, Your Light

    October 20, 2016

    It’s not about forgetting,
    Or acting like the scars aren’t there,
    Or trying not to remember your face.
    Or the curve of your smile.

    It’s not about avoiding

  • Pieces of Him

    October 18, 2016

    We had family pictures taken yesterday.

    This is only the second time in the eight years since he’s been gone we’ve done so, at least professionally….