When someone you love dies unexpectedly, it feels like a practical joke. Your brain hasn’t had time to process the loss, and so instead of going through the motions, there is a period of time where your feelings are in a state of limbo. Kind of numb, in disbelief, feeling as if at any moment, the person you lost will appear in the doorway or call you on the phone, laughing at the awesome prank they’ve pulled. Continue reading The Soul Connection
Before you read the rest of this post, here is what I want you to know.
I love my Dad. Continue reading Making Amends
Three years later…I found the Strawberry Shortcake Big Wheel as I was preparing to move. My friend had tucked it away, at my request shortly after Christmas. I couldn’t at the time bring myself to see it, to watch her on it, to explain to her why Daddy hadn’t given it to her. That, I realize now, was very selfish on my part. And trust me when I say this…I wish I’d given it to her. Continue reading Daddy Loves You.