Right after Joe died I began looking through pictures and videos. Some I had not seen since I first captured them. This was one of them. I remember making the video but I had not watched it since that night- not that I could remember. It was all new to me. I cannot tell you how amazed I was when I ... Read More about No Hard Feelings… NONE.
Joe's birthday has passed. August is his birthday month, and although he was never big on acknowledging that day, it was hard. For all of us. So many things have been hard over the last eight weeks, which, of course, is expected. You don't just lose the love of your life, or your dad and expect it ... Read More about August 2020
Yesterday, I grabbed my camera, loaded Grinch into the truck, and drove to the state forest. The same state forest where Joe and I spent so much of our time over the years, camping. I'd been feeling the pull to do this for days, and decided that NOW was the time; the weather has been amazing with ... Read More about Sweet Surrender
One day some time ago while I was visiting my mom (my secret keeper) I shared with her that "all Joe wanted to do anymore was watch TV," and how hard it was for me because there were so many other things I'd rather be doing. Like reading. Like writing. Like making pictures. Like, go camping. I don't ... Read More about MOM
It's pretty amazing when you think about it, how quickly we can jump into a new routine. Why is it so easy to do when you "have" to and so hard to do when you "want" to? I'm giving myself through Sunday to continue the way I have been since Joe died. Sitting, talking, dreaming, remembering, ... Read More about Falling Faster