Life

When They Say the “Wrong” Thing…

Nothing about grief is rational, so when you have someone who has a fairly rational take on very irrational feelings and they try to rationalize the situation, that’s probably not going to work.

Life

A familiar face, a familiar place…

I think we all have spaces or people who make us feel safe, who center us. I am someone who craves structure, I almost require it to function efficiently.  There are very rare people, very few places where I feel safe, where I feel a sense of “home”. It is some kind of miracle that… Continue reading A familiar face, a familiar place…

Life

A Place to be Thankful…

After I tucked my son into bed last night and walked to the kitchen for the 100th time that evening, I felt an overwhelming sense of contentment. I was tired and hadn’t had the best day, but all of the sudden thought to myself, “I love our home”.