TRUTHFUL THANKFUL THURSDAY

Today’s story is about the truth that surrounds my love for Christmas trees. First, as you know from previous stories, I love Christmas. Honestly, I believe I received the Christmas gene from both of my parents but more so from my mother. Although I decorated a few trees before Mom passed, the number has doubled and tripled since her passing […]

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A Special Skyler Letter

Skyler was a beautiful baby boy. He was born on July 1, 2016, and made his journey to heaven on July 29th, 2016. Everyone who met Skyler fell in love with him, including me his Great Grandmother. He is forever in my heart.  I started writing the Skyler Letters as a way of helping me with the grieving process.  The […]

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And the Angels Sang

Today is July 29, 2018. Two years ago, Skyler, my great-grandson made his journey to heaven. It was a devastating day for our family. Skyler was a healthy twenty-nine days old baby with the cutest smile that triggered waves of love that started in my heart and traveled to every inch of my body. He was perfect in every way and […]

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Skyler’s Special Message

This story is written in memory of Skyler James second birthday. He was born, July 1, 2016.   I know that he is celebrating with his Great Pop-pop and all the angels in heaven. Happy Birthday, Sweetheart! Skyler James was a beautiful baby boy whose smile reminded one of a tender butterfly fluttering from flower to flower.  He fit perfectly in […]

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Remembering Millie

Carmella Giunta was my friend, a very dear friend who always warmed my heart when I would see her at a picnic, or when I visited her in the nursing home. I knew Carmella as Millie. Millie with the brown sparkly eyes. Millie with the beautiful Italian accent. Millie who loved her family. Millie who made all who met her […]

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Skyler and the Forgiving Heart

 January 29th has come and gone.  I don’t know why it has taken me so long to write this letter. Well, I might have an idea. The days leading up to the 29th were very cold with a mixture of snow, rain, and everything in between.   The 29th was a day that took a toll on my heart. A day that took […]

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