A Day to Remember

Skyler was born on July 1, 2016.  He died on July 29, 2016.  This precious little blue-eyed baby boy touched our lives and filled our hearts with an abundance of pure love.  We miss him very much and remember his precious smile with a deep gratitude to God for the short time we had withContinue reading “A Day to Remember”

Happy New Year Skyler

Skyler was born on July 1, 2016. He was a beautiful baby boy with blue eyes and brown hair.  Skyler had a smile that could melt ice cream in a flash.  On July 29, 2016, I received a call that my sweet, charming little great-grandson had made his journey to Heaven.  We were all devastatedContinue reading “Happy New Year Skyler”

Merry Christmas Skyler

In November, I wrote a short story with a letter to my great- grandson Skyler who died on July 29, 2016. He was only twenty-nine days old.  Our hearts broke that day as we struggled to understand how a healthy infant could pass so suddenly. When I decided to write the November story, Happy ThanksgivingContinue reading “Merry Christmas Skyler”

Happy Thanksgiving Skyler

Thanksgiving, a day of giving thanks for the many blessings bestowed upon us every day.  A day to remember a loved one or two that graced our table and filled our hearts with memories; memories we carry with us and pull out especially this time of the year. This is a story about a littleContinue reading “Happy Thanksgiving Skyler”

A Piece of My Heart

Dear Readers, Today’s blog is not about animals, my teapot, or the Amish. It is about a broken heart, tears, love, struggling, and Mom.  It is about a few journal entries written from my heart one month after Mom’s death.  It is my hope that my words will help those  who have lost a loved one, or maybe struggling withContinue reading “A Piece of My Heart”

A Valentine Letter to My Parents

Dear Mom and Dad, I am writing this letter on Valentine’s Day,  since it is the day we celebrate love.  I miss you both so very much, but know that you are celebrating this day of hearts and flowers with your loved ones in heaven. Dad, it has been a long time since I saw yourContinue reading “A Valentine Letter to My Parents”