Smile because it happened

Just wanted to stop by for a minute and say hello – hello and thank you. I know I haven’t had a chance to respond personally as of yet, but I wanted to let you know in the meantime how much your comments have meant to me over the past few weeks. The words you’ve […]


To live in this world you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it: and, when the time comes to let it go, to let it go. –Mary Oliver Yesterday, my father took his last breath and passed […]


Last night my Mom called me. You need to come home. It was the call I had been dreading, the call I had been hoping would never come. It meant that he was worse, my Dad. It meant that things weren’t good. So tonight I have been packing. I picked out the books I thought I might […]