Dear Momma

  Dear Momma,   You died. A year ago today I was holding your dead hand. For hours I sat with your body as it blanched, as it grew cold. Your fingers were starting to not look like your fingers. I couldn’t stop crying. They came for you, to take you and I wailed. Because... Continue Reading →

A Really Good Story

So I've been thinking about posting my mom's eulogy on my blog for a couple weeks  now. I can't believe its been three weeks already since the memorial. Because it is a story that means everything to me I want people to read it.  And because it is a story that means everything to me... Continue Reading →

Those Birds

Last year, the first spring we lived here, we noticed that a pair of black capped chickadees were nesting in the wooden beam across the front of our house. They would flit in and out through a knothole, busy with their little lives. One Sunday in June we noticed a flurry of activity and realized... Continue Reading →

Sitting With Mom

I haven’t written a lot about this time in my family, this time with my mom. I think probably because it is a feat in itself to live through this. I am also hesitant because I am keenly aware that it is not only my story. It is my brother’s story and it is my... Continue Reading →

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