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On His 15th Birthday

The last birthday my son got to share with his father was his 11th.  The pictures are amazing.  I was, as usual, the picture taker, and caught an amazing picture of Andrew and Mark hugging over the shiny new bike. 286 more words

Widow

... on promises

Will I think of you often?
I will
I will
Will I think of you often, I will.

With each beat of my heart
And each intake of breath… 123 more words

Just Ponderin'

Mother's Day, It's all hard!

Everyone needs  a little appreciation and validation. We just want to know that someone notices what we are going through; maybe even dare to step into our pain and struggles. 851 more words

Make 'Em Laugh

Despite his biological predisposition to be ultra sensitive and hormonal right now due to the dreaded “Twos,” Dubs is actually a really happy little guy.  He will be two in just under a month.   964 more words

Grief

Left Behind – The Day I Became a Daddyless Daddy’s Girl!

Today would have been my dad’s 76th birthday. On the 28th of this month, he will have been gone for 11 years. I miss him. He died from lung cancer. 1,536 more words

Just Because I Haven't Written...

Just because I haven’t written doesn’t mean I still don’t miss my mom.

Just because I haven’t written doesn’t mean I don’t look at my mom’s picture every day with love. 162 more words

Life

Loss so Dear


Sorrow longs to linger here- as we mourn loss of those dear
Feel their presence in the air- palpable love everywhere
Gone but ever in our souls- such deep sorrow takes great tolls… 13 more words

Poetry