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Dear Gramma

Dear Grams, So much has happened since you left us. Everything is different, everything has changed. I’m single again. Not something you ever thought would happen, but well…here I am. Living on my own. I feel you in my little … Continue reading

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Betty Jane

My grandmother died. It wasn’t unexpected. We all knew it was coming. After a major stroke in October, she was never herself again. Her health would wax and wane. We’d all prepare for the worst and then she’d make a … Continue reading

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Eight Days

It’s been eight days. Just a little over a week. Since we lost her. Since we lost Taylor. A sweet, funny 19-year-old girl so full of life and promise. She was nearing the end of LPN school. Her future was … Continue reading

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Presents Under the Tree

Wrapped gifts. Shiny, new. Full of promise. Inside a much anticipated toy. Each parent anxious to see that shining, smiling face of their child come Christmas morning. No matter the age of your children, you still want Christmas to be … Continue reading

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A Life Cut Short

Yesterday, I found out my ex-husband’s niece had died. She used to be my niece. I was in the delivery room and heard her take her first breath. Yesterday, she took her last. She was killed on a train track. … Continue reading

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He Kissed His Sister Goodbye

. Thursday afternoon he kissed his big sister on the forehead for the last time. It was only the third time in his life he had ever done so. The previous two times were the two days preceding that final … Continue reading

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