I am trying to help find ways to show/teach/encourage my daughter to thrive and survive these different stages of life she is travelling through.
On This Day. 2 Years Ago. We Memorialized Erich McChesney at First Pres. in VB with songs, hugs, speeches, prayer, tears and bagpipes – and then the next day we set him free out on the water off 47th street with more hugs, love, toasts and songs. I wanted to grab all of the kind […]
Published two years ago today, and it still reads like I wrote the words yesterday. It makes me happy to share this story about you Erich – even though it only captures a sliver of your life and the person you were – I think it gives those who knew you fond memories of our […]
Everyone loved to hear my husbands big ‘ole belly laugh. Including me. It was pure joy and happiness caught up inside a baritone bark, complete with a head tilt and eyes to the sky dance move that would easily have given Elaine a run for her money on the dance floor. The last few […]
In light of so many things swirling around the universe right now pertaining to depression I thought I might take a moment to share some things I do to help me when I am having a hard time getting through (or starting) my day. Mornings can be the hardest. Getting started with your day is […]
I have decided that when you are living with someone who has a terminal illness like the kind we live with – aka one that does not slowly and visibly take your loved one’s life away or one that requires immediate attention (Like requiring life-impacting medications, operations, or rehabilitation that people can see and feel […]
We all have one. That thing in your life you constantly wonder about, ponder over, rationalize yourself in or out of again and again… It’s different for everyone – BUT yet the same. It drives us to live our life or change our life depending on where we are or what path we happen to […]
In order to prepare for a massive transition within our family in 2015 we will start – today – by transcribing a story about our lives, our adventurers, our passions, hopes and dreams. Everything from the mundane to the life-changing and all else in between will be shared as often as necessary. I invite you […]