Tag Archives: Nathan

Just a Rock

It’s just a rock. But it’s not just a rock. It sat in front of our house when we were kids. I would lead my pony up to it so I could get on her. She would stand nicely until … Continue reading

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Miss you!

  It’s been a year. It seems like it was yesterday you slipped from my grip. I still haven’t figured out why. But I am so glad we had you as long as we did! Miss you bud!

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Miracles

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. Albert Einstein. During this post-holiday, dead-of-winter time it is hard to see the miracles … Continue reading

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Thankful

“Stop focusing on how stressed you are and remember how blessed you are.” I read this on facebook the other day. Need to post it in huge letters in my kitchen, my office, my bedroom, my bathroom, my car…… Because, … Continue reading

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Thanks for the memories!

Sometimes it’s hard to remember the lesson my dad tried so hard to instill in me: that making memories is so much more important than getting stuff done!

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Drive on, Nathan!

Last Thursday, May 14, 2015, on his 48th birthday, we laid Nathan to rest. It wasn’t what we wanted to be doing on a cold, wet, windy May day. But if it was what we had to be doing, it was … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Baby

Mother’s Day has always been a big deal in our family. It started forty-eight years ago when my baby brother came into this world on Mother’s Day, May 14, 1967. He was a perfectly normal, big baby boy. He was … Continue reading

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 Why? Because. 

The past month has been turbulent. There have been tears and laughter. Good memories and feelings of guilt and frustration. And asking God why. Why was Nathan not the same as other little brothers? Why do people really care if the … Continue reading

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Eulogy

This is a tough one to begin. How does one tell the world that a part of oneself has died? That your only sibling has left you alone to carry on? On February 6 Nathan broke free from his limitations … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

There is finally the promise of warmer weather! Saturday it warmed up enough for the snow-covered ground to soften a bit. Easter Sunday dawned cold but the sun shone. Tomorrow is to be the same. Then SPRING is predicted to … Continue reading

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