Dude’s Day

Can she feel it? Can she sense what's happening today? Does she know it's supposed to be a celebration? Can she perceive my sadness that I'm desperately trying to hide just to get through this day? She's only three. This is her fourth Father's Day during her lifetime. She doesn't remember last year or the … Continue reading Dude’s Day

5 years

A lot of feelings today and a lot of things to say, but it's all kind of jumbled in my brain. I keep thinking of what I want to say and then get mixed up and can't put it into words anymore. We took a trip to Las Vegas this week. It's probably Denny’s favorite … Continue reading 5 years


We had a victory this last weekend. Winnie was able to stay somewhere else overnight. My aunt, my mother's sister, has been the most involved family member over the last few months (and since after my mom died). This is the aunt who told me she was glad I was mad last weekend. Winnie went … Continue reading Victories


It's been two months today. This probably gets obnoxious to some people, but each time I get down another week or reach a monthly milestone, it's huge. I don't know why because logically, the date shouldn't really matter that much. But it does to me. It feels like a relief that I got through another … Continue reading Punch