Max and Mom and the Internet

Two and a half years ago, I wrote a blog post that was bout a dog, but wasn’t about a dog.  It was a piece of writing I ended up being fairly proud of, though it certainly isn’t the only one in my time and tenure writing here.  In the past 8 years I’ve written…

Anniversary

What does that word mean to you?  When you read it or say it?  Normally happy things.  Weddings.  First Dates.  Engagements. Big Daddy and I are coming up on an Anniversary.    How we met is sort of a long story and not nearly exciting as, say The Pioneer Woman’s, but basically in two weeks it…

Words…

Two years ago was my Mom’s last day on this rock. My family and I had spent the last few weeks anticipating the end and on May fifth it came. My beautiful, wonderful, strong, funny, amazing Mom left for a place we couldn’t follow, a place she needed to go. I wanted to stay up…

Get in Line!

Ahhhhhhhh……my sidebar is fixed.  I had to change my theme, from cutesy pink to black, but that’s okay.  I’ll work with Big Daddy to change that back.  I’d rather have the black than an unaligned sidebar. I might be shallow, but I’m more compulsive than shallow, so that works out. I realized this past week,…

Today…

in faraway California a Mama and Daddy say goodbye to their girl. Their home has gone from a place of joyful toddler noise to one of silence. It is a pain that I both cannot imagine and yet fear. It is a pain I hope to never feel and yet reading about the loss of…