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Whenever I look at this photo I think of what a wonderful day it was, the day Nicholas came home from the hospital after his birth. His Grampy was one of the first people to meet and hold him, appropriately so since Nicholas was given his Grampy’s first name as his middle name. I remember […]

Purple Heart

When I was growing up my Dad never talked about his military service and honestly I was afraid to ask about it. I think this is especially true with Veterans who served in Vietnam because of conversations I have had with others who knew or had loved ones who served in the military during that time. […]

Cupcakes, Thanksgiving, and Remembering

Three days after my birthday, the day before Thanksgiving…… That above statement is one I’ve made so many times over the years. It sums up this upcoming week and all of the emotions we experienced eight years ago. Today I am going to bake Cody’s favorite cupcakes for him to share with his class tomorrow […]

November – It’s NaBloPoMo

November brings with it a certain nip in the air that reminds me winter is quickly approaching, but it’s also the month that has brought the most joyous memory of giving birth to Cody and also the most painful memory of sitting at my Dad’s bedside as he took his last breath. This all should probably give me plenty to […]