Last Half-day of Normal

Easter Party at Caeley’s preschool, March 19th 2008. This was two days before Jamey’s first brain surgery. He’d been diagnosed with an Anaplastic Astrocytoma just 5 days prior. They let him come hone for a week after his diagnosis to spend some time with us all. March 14th, 2008 was a Friday. I can’t recall … Continue reading Last Half-day of Normal

Saved by the Hail Mary (pass)

I really thought I was done with this!!!!!! "This "being Headed Into Overtime. It's not that I didn't still feel a very strong need to share. Or help. Or continue Jamey's memory. I did. And I still do. For those of you HOTties who've been following along(and who have a long-term-memory strong enough to remember), you … Continue reading Saved by the Hail Mary (pass)

The Final Firsts

Yesterday was the one year anniversary of Jamey's death.   It also marked the last of "The Firsts" for me and Cael.   "The Firsts" can be ominous milestones in the infant phases of grief. We often ask ourselves how, as a widower, we'll manage an anniversary dinner with only one place-setting. We ponder how … Continue reading The Final Firsts

Acts of Kid Kindness Series

Silent kindness from a new Senpai

Acts of Kid Kindness Series

A series highlighting the good deeds of children after Jamey's death