Alive

I think we have started to really realize that we are now a group of three instead of a group of four. The kids are moving forward with school...last year of elementary school and first year of high school. I have kept them in all of their activities...dance, trampoline, tumbling, choir. Doing everything that they … Continue reading Alive

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Because You Can

Death affects everyone so differently. Some people cry uncontrollably. Some people shut down. And some people just get on with things. I think I get on with things... I'm a bit angrier than usual, but I'm getting on with things. Because I still have to be a mother. I still have to feed the kids. … Continue reading Because You Can

Things I Wish I Knew

Things I wish I had asked my husband prior to his death...and things you may want to ask your significant other in case the unexpected becomes your reality, too... his email password his Facebook password his other email password his Twitter password where the instructions for the ice cream maker are his iPhone access code … Continue reading Things I Wish I Knew

I Need To Buy An Air Popper

I tried to make popcorn on the stove last evening. I burned most of it. My husband always made me popcorn on the stove. It's my favorite evening snack. We don't own a microwave and I don't want the extras that are in microwave popcorn bags anyway. He didn't even like to eat popcorn. He … Continue reading I Need To Buy An Air Popper

It’s Already Time To Think Of Halloween

My daughters have already been thinking about what they want to be for Halloween. The teen daughter plans her costumes with her friends now--oh how I miss the days when the sisters had coordinating costumes...a pirate and a parrot...a mummy and a zombie cheerleader...Japanese girls in kimonos...little red riding hood and the big bad wolf. … Continue reading It’s Already Time To Think Of Halloween