She was doubled over in a fit of laughter the other day when she said it. I had just told her I wasn’t the best tickler in the whole world, he was. “Grandpa John?! I don’t even know who that is!” Four years. Today it’s been four years. It seems like yesterday, but the truth […]
I wrote the following piece for a writing contest (which I didn’t win) almost three years ago, and I’ve debated—for a long time—whether I wanted to share it here or not. But yesterday marked the 3-year anniversary of my life without my dad on this earth. And I realized there are absolutely days I still […]
“How are you?” What used to be a passing nicety is now a loaded question. “How are you?”
Ever since I started blogging, I knew this day would come. The day I’d have to share heartbreaking news and somehow sum up a life well lived and a heart full of love in mere paragraphs. Now that it’s here, I know that’s impossible.