Reflections From My 2022 Word Of The Year: Build

Reflections From My 2022 Word Of The Year: Build

As I look back at 2022, specifically at how I’m surviving my son’s death, the word that comes to my mind is “Build.”  When Caleb died, the comfortable, safe, cozy life we knew as a family of five also died that day.  It took a long time for us to regain our footing,...
From Nothing Into Something

From Nothing Into Something

If you know me or have been following me for awhile, it’s not news to you that I learn a lot from Nature.  Nature speaks to me, teaches me and a lot of times it is my heart’s remedy on difficult days.  After the last Spring frost, which was the end of April in 2022, I...
10 Things That (Still) Make Me Smile

10 Things That (Still) Make Me Smile

        10 Things That (Still) Make Me Smile 1.  Caleb’s Snapchat When I was able to get access to Caleb’s iCloud, I saw that he saved many of his Snapchat photos and videos. There are times when I smile, cry or laugh and sometimes, I do all 3.  Here are few that...