Stronger Than She Knew

Stronger Than She Knew

I looked down at my phone as it rang.  My heart sank as I saw my cousin’s name. His mother, my Godmother, was in intensive care.  She had developed an infection during her cancer treatment and its cause was still a mystery. I had texted to let her know I was thinking...
Seven Years Ago Today

Seven Years Ago Today

We lost Dad seven years ago today. He passed in the morning of September 26, 2012, after an all-night vigil and was surrounded by those who loved him most. I received a phone call the previous afternoon from his girlfriend. “He said he couldn’t do it anymore and told...
I Can’t Remember

I Can’t Remember

I am sitting at the table staring through the window.  As the dry birch leaves fall, I will myself to think back ten years.  I am trying to remember a family meeting my dad, my sister and I had with my mom.  She was in hospice at that point, and it was something to do...