child loss / friends / grief / loss / patpatforever / personal crap / progress / sisters

Small Graces in Small Places

  It was about a week after Patrick’s death that I chose to stop taking anti-depressants. What I was taking was wiping my mind clean every few minutes and I still have very few memories of the days immediately surrounding that time. I know I was surrounded by friends and flowers and well-wishes, but I … Continue reading

Autumn / California / family / nature / NorCal / patpatforever / Russian River / sisters / wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday: Russian River Rendezvous

Welcome to Wordless Wednesday!   Last Wednesday, I had the pleasure of escaping to the Russian River, which is just a short drive from home, with my sisters and their daughters. I picked the kids up early from school as a special surprise to help beat the heat. It’s finally raining here- hard to think … Continue reading