216 days

Today's not a milestone. There's no special reason for feeling the way I do. It's been a little over 7 months. 216 days. 5184 hours (give or take a few). Today I really miss my grandma. I'm realizing more and more that there are just days like this. The grief isn't triggered by a song, … Continue reading 216 days

Editing & Processing

We've been back from our trip to Washington for a few days now and I'm still unpacking. No, not the suitcases...I was on top of that this time. Instead I'm sorting through the multitude of memories and emotions that I've brought back from this particular trip to my home state. This first trip with Silas. … Continue reading Editing & Processing

My Grandma Bev

When I think of my Grandma Bev, I initially think of shopping trips, making my first apple pie, laying out by the pool and watching the Mariners on TV. She had a joy for life and a love of fun that fascinated me. But that wasn’t all there was to her. I’m currently pregnant with … Continue reading My Grandma Bev

My Fish & Loaves

Last night as I was putting the kids to bed I read them the story of Jesus feeding the 5,000 (Jn 6:1-13). My mind wandered as I recited the familiar event. It had been a long, sad, difficult day. After days and weeks of waiting and wondering my Grandma Bev had passed away that morning. … Continue reading My Fish & Loaves