They say nothing lasts forever… Grief does.

Sometimes for no apparent reason a memory comes roaring back, interrupting thoughts and breaking your heart all over again. Today, while making dinner, grief came calling just as it did a few years ago when I first wrote this. Grief is a lifetime of pain, sometimes obvious, sometimes hidden but always there. Tonight the families … More They say nothing lasts forever… Grief does.

Believe it or not?

Do you believe in miracles? Neither did I but then one Christmas two years ago this happened. It was the first Christmas after my friends young boy lost his fight against leukemia. I can tell you, that unlike some of the slightly exaggerated tales I tell here of my everyday life, this is a true story, … More Believe it or not?

Giving thanks

As it’s Thanksgiving for many of you I of course got thinking and began to wonder at the many different ways we can feel thankful. This day two years ago a very sick Daniel came home.  We busied ourselves readying a bed and room for him, filled with mixed emotions. Knowing his greatest wish, to … More Giving thanks