After the First Year POST 4 “BABY STEPS”

Baby Steps As Thanksgiving approaches my emotions do a roller coaster ride again. It’s not so much about Thanksgiving as it is about knowing Christmas is just around the corner and that’s why my emotions are all over the place again. We have some really good friends...

After the First Year Post 3 August 2017

Summer vacation is over for many of the kids in our area this time of year. I go to the store and see parents with their children buying new school supplies and new clothes. I hear giggling teenage girls talking about seeing their friends again and the teachers they...

My Journey Two Year Mark, June 21, 2017 Post 2

Two long years is marked today. What a day to have to “mark” in some way. But here it is. Another year of missing their smiles, and their laughs. Another year of not being able to see them, hug them, have a conversation with them, or spending time together. No new...

After the First Year Post-1 June 2016

  After the First Year                                                           June 21, 2016 A year has passed. A year of “firsts”. It has been a year of anxiety and fear. A year of deep sadness, confusion, anger, depression, worry, darkness, and loneliness. A...