Change, Community, Family

A Gradual Goodbye

I realize my blog can sometimes carry themes -- depending on what I'm experiencing in life. Loss is the theme for my recent blogs because that is what is consuming my life right now. Of course you know, my mom died suddenly in March. And while the grief is profound, it is eased by knowing… Continue reading A Gradual Goodbye

Change, Family, Memoir

Goodbye to the Mom of All Moms

Some blogs are easy to write and some blogs are hard. Today's blog is the hardest one I’ve ever had to write. I’ve started it about 10 times. The thing is, my mom died. At 82 years old, she just didn’t feel well, had a weak pulse, went to the ER, and died. Doug and… Continue reading Goodbye to the Mom of All Moms

Family, Uncategorized

Help Me Solve a Family Mystery

This is going to be an usual blog post for me. It's a plea for help with a family puzzle. Here's the thing... I have spent a good chunk of my adult life trying to solve a vexing family mystery. This beautiful woman is my Grandma Snow, my dad's mom. We thought we knew her… Continue reading Help Me Solve a Family Mystery