We are Dust

–I didn’t know that bones don’t burn. It makes sense. I guess, subconsciously I knew it, but had never really stopped to think…

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From room 25 to heaven

–2016 started out with so much promise. It’s the year my sister turned 50, my brother 40, my father 80, my daughter’s and…

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Saying Goodbye

–Is this human? Waiting for a loved one to die? Who trains you for this? College teaches us about work, yet the hardest work…

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Cowardly Cancer

–Cancer, the crabby, conniving, craven disease comes when you least expect it and tries to take everything away. It’s all a blur when a…

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Flying

I didn’t have anyone to take to the bathroom, no mouths to wipe, no spills, nothing to cut up, no interruptions while I…

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Put to the Test

–There’s a hole in heart. A heavy weight, a piercing pain, a profound sadness in my soul. My dad is sick. It’s pancreatic…

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Jenga

–-This was the first time that this friend came over to play. It’s one of her best friends and I can’t believe it’s…

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Birthday Reflections

–I woke up at my usual 5 a.m. to our screaming 20 month-old. Every day I pray he’ll sleep longer, but it doesn’t…

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Let It Shine

I’ve always paid attention to light, whether it’s the warm rays of a sunset, or the burn of a flame. The light as…

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