Tag Archives: family


On Love and Legacy and Being Filled

Today would have been my sweet grandma’s 89th birthday. I posted this shortly after she passed this year, but it seems appropriate now too. I don’t think anyone was ready for my Grandma to leave the world just three long months after her husband of 65 years. No one, that is, except maybe Grandma herself. […]


An Open Apology to Those Who Need to Hear It

I wrote this a while ago to my little brother. I asked if I could publish it because I realized that other people might need to hear it too, especially after reading articles like Vicky Beeching’s brave and heartbreaking interview this week. And then I realized that more than any of that, there might be […]


No Matter What

I’m linking up with SheLoves Magazine for their monthly blogging fiesta. They’re talking about empowerment over there, so here’s a post about the most empowering, supportive, and encouraging person I know. It had snowed (again) that morning, but I wasn’t going to complain. I had a flight back to the-land-of-no-snow in a few days and […]