Funeral

Dear Mom, How did you learn that my friend died in the early years of elementary school? Did her Mom call you? When you realized her funeral was the same day as school picture day, did you instantly know you would let me choose which to attend? I try to think of this situation now… Continue reading Funeral

16 Years Later

Dear Mom, How long did you sit by the phone before deciding to call me for help back in 2007? Sitting here now, 16 years later, I can only imagine the courage it took for you to make that call. Dad was working night shift; brother was working otherwise inaccessible with his young child. I… Continue reading 16 Years Later