Monthly Archives: December 2009

Back to the Keys

Just an update to let everyone know our upcoming plans on going home, back to the Keys.
My brother will once again sacrifice his time to drive back with us.  If all goes according to plan, and the snow doesn’t come down too hard, we plan to leave Wednesday evening January 6th.  Jason will probably drive [...]


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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas Everyone.
May love find it’s way to your heart, to follow you in each step you make throughout your days.  May you appreciate what you have in your life, cherish every moment, be thankful for your wonderful friends, and treasure your family.  Be grateful for the beautiful people in your life.  I am.
Eli saying [...]

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leading up to Christmas

As the days draw nearer and nearer to that Christmas day, my heart sinks heavier day by day.
When most everyone else is excited and joyous, merry and exuberant about this coming holiday, I am the opposite of this… gloomy, melancholy, sorrowful and somber.  The only reprieve I have from this is the blessed fact that [...]

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I’m There Inside Your Heart

“Right now I’m in a different place,
And though we seem apart,
I’m closer than I ever was…
I’m there inside your heart.
I’m with you when you greet each day
And while the sun shines bright,
I’m there to share the sunsets too…
I’m with you every night.
I’m with you when the times are good,
To share a laugh or two,
And if [...]

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Mike’s family visits

Mike’s dad and brother bravely made the trip to Ohio in *December (*cold, colder, and bitterly, bone-chilling freezing month) to visit Eli and I while we are here for a few months, fighting for some little chunk of healing.  It was a much too short trip, they were only here from Thursday the 3rd and [...]

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Another 5th

Another 5th has arrived, here again to rub my face in the fact that I’m still alone, and it’s been 26 very long months without my husband.
I opened a card this morning from a friend from Florida who remembered what a difficult day it is.  Her words were kind and touching, but what struck me [...]

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