So it seems I was nominated for The Mystery Blogger Award. I am beside myself with appreciation and disbelief. I started this project six months ago and I wasn't sure anyone would even read it, none the less like it! So here I am, on a list of nominees, wondering what it even means. I … Continue reading Nominated for an award, what??
Snow Day. An event of my childhood that didn't happen often, so it seemed to hold the power of magic. And in a way, it was magic. As snow would blanket a city that was in no way prepared for it, everything would soften. Life would slow. The world felt more quiet, peaceful. Also, no … Continue reading Snow Day
Last week I completed the whirlwind trip to Florida to say goodbye to one of my favorite people on the planet. Moose and I piled into the backseat of my father's car and began our epic journey. It was one of the most stressful and rewarding trips of my life. My trip engraved a fact … Continue reading Requiem
I see a man every day that drops my child off. He wears the mask of the man I loved for twelve years. I know what his hand feels like entwined with mine. I know what it feels like to get on my toes to wrap my arms around his neck for a hug. But … Continue reading The Man I used to Know
I wrote most of this post Monday night. It was the night that I finally felt all of my grief. It finally made itself known and wouldn't recede back until I released it, whether I liked it or not... I loved Christmas. I loved making memories with my son. And I am heartbroken, too. ***** … Continue reading Saying goodbye amidst trees and lights