One week

His funeral was one week ago today. My dad turned 78 on April 2nd. I spoke with him before he left for a “regularly scheduled doctor’s appointment.” He sounded better than I’d heard in a while. I told him I’d try to be out to see him, but he was pretty understanding that this was…

Don’t blink

Don’t blink. I blinked and my babies turned into full grown men. They moved out and moved on to their own adventures and I considered The Great Parenting Experiment to be a success. It didn’t happen overnight, obviously. There were many, many milestone moments along the way. First steps, birthday parties, kindergarten, choir concerts, school…