Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Sunday, March 27, 2016
Sunday, March 20, 2016
Thursday, March 17, 2016
They only see each other about twice a year,
but they text everyday, and FaceTime 2-3 times a week.
Monday, March 14, 2016
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
This time he was 2 and I was with him round the clock for nearly a week.
and walk the floors with him, pulling his IV pole behind us. We would walk by the usual places
....the cafeteria, the playroom, and the gift shop.
little red race car. He'd push the button and it would light up and make noises. I still remember all
these years later how he would say, "Peeze Mommy Peeze." He begged me to buy it for him.
It cost $9... and back then I didn't have an extra $9.
I would think....tomorrow I am going to do it! I will buy that race car for him!
Then tomorrow would come and I just couldn't do it.
This has bothered me all of these years.
It's not red, and it's a bit larger than the one in 1986, but it lights up and it makes car noises.
Saturday, March 5, 2016
So I'd been reading this blog for a while....about a family. The man and woman sing, and display
some of their videos. They give birth at home 2 years ago to a darling little girl who has
I'm drawn to their love of family and "the simple life." Or so I thought. They cherish one another.
I read how she gets cancer and is put on hospice. Her husband describes so personally and beautifully
their last days together. They still see the blessings in each moment, even the really really hard ones.
And there were plenty of those.
I learned on their blog yesterday that she passed away at 2:30 pm surrounded by her family.
Then a few hours later I am on my computer again and as usual the top CNN news stories come on.
I see in the line up, "Country Singer Joey Feek dies at 40." What? She was a well known singer?
I had no idea. They hadn't mention that part of their life on their blog, not that I had read anyway.
Whether she was known or not known, it doesn't matter though.
Either way, just a sweet little family.
A while back, a year or so ago? My sister Robin sent me this video. Come to find out just today, this
was the first song they wrote. And from all that I know, it's how they lived.