Birthday Card

Yesterday, Nif’s best friend (and now my friend) sent me some pictures of an old birthday card she found from Jennifer. More

My New Necklace

For the past seven Christmases, my Mom has always gone out of her way to get my dad, brother, and myself, something very special in memory of Jen. This past Christmas, my Mom got me a beautiful silver charm.

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Giving Tuesday

We have:

  • Thanksgiving Thursday
  • Black Friday
  • Shop Small Saturday
  • Cyber Monday

but we also have Giving Tuesday.

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Dealing With the Holidays When You Are Grieving

Ah yes. The holiday season is upon us once again. For me, I find the holidays especially difficult because it makes me miss Jen the most. However, heading into my 6th season (holy moly!) without her, I’ve learned a few things. More

Best Birthday Gift Ever

Sometimes, you get a gift that just takes your breath away. It doesn’t need to be new, expensive, or the latest iGadget. Sometimes, all you need is the most thoughtful gift in the world.

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Let’s Honor Jen’s Memory

August 17th; you have visited us once again.

Can you even believe that it  has been 6 years? I can’t. I live in a perpetual state of Jen’s passing feeling like it was decades ago, or last week. Memories of that whole week are intensely clear, or ever-so slightly foggy. And it’s not just me; other people I’ve talked to feel the same way. Grief must have it’s own clock.

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(Almost) 6 Years Later

Oh August, how I hate thee.

Yes, there are lots of family and friends birthdays to celebrate, but deep down I despise August.

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