Category Archives: Chatter

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Remember me???

I can’t believe I haven’t written here in so long. My blog was hacked about two years ago. Life got busy and I just never got around to looking into it. Long story short – my blog is BACK!!!! I … Continue reading

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Happy 35th Birthday

Dear Chad, There is a song that tugs at my heart each time I hear it – If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away. It’s a country song. You wouldn’t like it. If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away I wish I … Continue reading

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one year.

Dear Chad, Here I sit. The end of my first year without you. The beginning of the second. A year ago, I couldn’t imagine what a year without you would be like…what it would feel like, look like…what it would … Continue reading

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Almost, but not quite

Remember the Grief Monster I spoke of? He’s knocking on the door. And I do not want to let him in. He’s coming regardless, and I am preparing myself the best I can. Yesterday, I received a card in the … Continue reading

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Blog-no-more

Where have I been? Here, there and everywhere. I’ll try to catch you up as quickly as possible… I have taken on way too much with far too little time. I won’t be here much. School x 3 in this … Continue reading

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Today.

There are definitely days that are harder than others. Today is one of those days. This year is full of dates that I try so hard to ignore. Birthdays, holidays, anniversaries… Even though I try to busy myself around dates … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day, Chad.

Happy Father’s Day to all the men in our life who are lucky enough to ever have been called “Daddy” by a small voice. And to all the fathers my girls “borrow” from time to time, THANK YOU for giving … Continue reading

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Happy 5th Birthday, Cailyn!

Dear Cailyn, Five short years ago, you came screaming into my life. A chubby little newborn with a voracious appetite, a colicky demeanor and a dazzling pair of blue eyes. You had me wrapped around your tiny little finger from … Continue reading

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Epiphanies

When I look at my children, I do not merely see fatherless daughters. At least not anymore. The immediate weeks after his death, I could barely look my girls in their sparkling ocean eyes without sobbing. They remind me so … Continue reading

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Photo time!

We had a great weekend, full of birthday parties. Cailyn’s actual birthday is coming up this Saturday, but her party was a week early. She had a lot of fun with her little friends and her cousins (we did a … Continue reading

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