Chapter 9

Saturday my biggest boy turned NINE. The time has flown by so fast... I don't really know how to feel about it. He's maturing right in front of me. He counted down almost the whole month until his birthday in typical BJ fashion and he wanted to know if "everyone will know it's his birthday" …

Aunt Ruby

We lost my great aunt Ruby last night. To a heart attack... she fell unconscious on the way to the hospital where they tried to revive her but couldn't. This is almost the exact way Byron died. He was at a job site and she was on her way to the hospital... logistically different but …

Still Here

It's been quite a while since I've posted anything... but I've felt like writing for quite a while and just now have a minute to get something down. I find myself writing in my head some days... I'll lay down at the end of the day and think about the post I'd like to write, …

The calm after the storm…

"You are going through the trenches, going at it all alone, with no future to look forward to other than raising those boys. But one day Byron is going to speak to you telling you that you must move forward and get yourself together and at that instance you'll realize that no matter what you must also live for you"...