Category Archives: Chatter

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“Mommy, what’s a soul?”

Lately, Cailyn has been asking a lot of questions about death. She brings the subject up voluntarily and is so inquisitive. She is just trying to wrap her mind around everything, I know. Earlier in the week, she asked me … Continue reading

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May Happenings

May is gone. I can’t believe that. It was full of all kinds of events, emotions and new memories. There are only a few more days of school for Carys. I can’t believe this school year is nearly over and … Continue reading

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The beginning of it all

Link to post from last year’s events. — May 11, 2010 One year ago Today is the day. The day I knew that something was happening. The day I realized that the path we had been stumbling upon was going … Continue reading

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Six Months

Dear Chad, Six months ago today, I said goodbye to you. Each second of that day is stamped in my heart, written in my eternal memory. Half a year has passed without you. It still, at times, seems unreal. I … Continue reading

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Here we go again

Today, I felt like a nervous high schooler. Knots in my stomach, sweat on my brow. It wasn’t really a big deal. But then again, it is. I applied for the Fall semester at our local community college. I’d made … Continue reading

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Eleven years ago

April 13, 2000 Each year on our anniversary, Chad and I treated ourselves to a nice night out. We had been dating for three years on this particular anniversary. He had been so busy with his new job that we … Continue reading

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Birthday wishes to Heaven

Today we met at Hospice with family and a few dear friends to celebrate Chad’s life. His memorial brick was installed this week near the garden, so we all gathered there to wish him a happy 33rd birthday. The day … Continue reading

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A year ago

We’ve been blessed with beautiful weather lately. The girls and I have thoroughly enjoyed soaking up the sun and doing absolutely nothing this weekend. We did head to the park yesterday…. Apparently, we had equally beautiful weather like this last … Continue reading

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Four Months

Chad, I’ve just spent a third of a year without you. Before this, I never could have imagined what a third of a day, a third of a week, a third of a month or a third of a year … Continue reading

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Ready for Spring

There is nothing blooming in my yard just yet. But I haven’t killed my orchid. Which is progress. My black thumb may have a little green in it after all…. These little wildflowers are also blooming, growing and in need … Continue reading

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