Every year about this time I get an email asking if I want to purchase my Hippie Chick Run photos from previous years. The Hippie Chick was a run that Anna and I did together. I would run the 10k and she would meet me just before the finish line ~ it was our thing.Continue reading “Finish Line”
Fall is a mix of emotions because there are so many reminders of the exact moment our hearts were broken and it is filled with so many beautiful memories of our favorite season together.
Two weeks ago I sat here staring at a blank post, wanting desperately for the time I needed to write. I didn’t want to think about how long my little one would be napping or whether I should be checking things off my to-do list. What I wanted more than anything was to connect with my grief and longing inContinue reading “Crossroads”
Anna was two years old when President Obama took office. I remember sitting watching the inauguration with her thinking that she would grow up with Obama as her president. I was pleased with this fact because I knew he was good man, good father and was someone who was going to run our country with integrity.Continue reading “Anna’s President”
I used to look at the calendar every October and figure out which weekends were ours and which weekends the kids were away. I would then take the weekends we were all together and look at what was already on the calendar. There was usually one day in one of our weekends that was totally openContinue reading “Pumpkins and Wheelbarrows”
I woke up this morning and turned on the news…the first thing I heard from the newscasters was that today is the first day of Fall. I yelled to Tom and told him, his response was, “that sucks.” “I know.” ~ I see them at the playground, Anna running around the play structure with herContinue reading “Can’t Handle It Alone”