Tag: dying

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Day 325/365 Let There Be Color

This weekend we celebrated my mother’s birthday. I told her I’ve never been happier to celebrate someone’s birthday…and that’s the truth. While still mourning my father, the idea that my mother might not survive breast cancer this year was a very real and visceral fear for all of us. ¬†Coming around to her birthday – cancer free – was truly something to celebrate.¬† I … Read More Day 325/365 Let There Be Color

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Day 271/365 It Isn’t The Dying That Matters

It has been a rough couple of days. December 27th was the one year anniversary of Dad’s passing. Well…technically it was January 5th that he died, but he was never conscious again after his collapse on the 27th. I wrote before about how Mom knew he was gone that first day (see here), and thus it has become the day of greatest significance to … Read More Day 271/365 It Isn’t The Dying That Matters