Happy Memorial Day!

It’s Memorial Day and the pools are open! We’ve spent the last two days in the pool and it has been wonderful. We plan to spend a good bit of our summer there, soaking up the sun’s rays. I really love to swim. It’s most definitely my favorite kind of exercise, hands down. I spent many […]

A Country Day Trip

I spent Saturday on a country day trip, visiting some of my favorite places with some of my favorite people. David, Lakin, Addah and I, along with David’s mom, Jean, drove through the country to my grandparents’ property, the foot of Glassy Mountain, to take fresh flowers for Clara’s memorial stone. It has been several months […]

Falling for Autumn

Saturday was spent working outdoors at the Property. My aunts and mother built a bonfire for burning debris, and we all pitched in with raking, trimming strangling ivy off of trees, digging out flagstones that have been reclaimed by twenty years of dirt and ground cover, cutting down dead limbs and dragging limbs and brush […]

In Memoriam – Our Baby’s Memorial Service

This afternoon is the day of our daughter Clara’s memorial service. We placed her headstone yesterday, and today we will all gather to remember and honor her. I am dreading this, because it seems so final, even more so than her cremation did. We have debated whether or not we will scatter her ashes at […]

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