I've had a lot of time to think about what happened. After two plus days in bed one thing is certain, our bed isn't that comfortable. I wasn't being over confident. If anything just relaxed. Happy to be out in the sunshine. The freedom of a night with other adults ahead of me. I took… Continue reading Bicycles and Memories.
But he will never be older than 15. Josh would be 34 today. When we were in Michigan in May we had a little pow wow at the cemetery. It felt good. Coincidence that I received an email last week from Bands in Town about a Bone Thugs and Harmony show in September… Continue reading June 9 will always be my brother’s birthday.
The Week that Was Sword fights with sticks and umbrellas. Laughter until your belly aches. Round and round. Arms up then down. Side to side. 'On guard!' Cousins and memories and more. Walking hand in hand. So big and so small. Swinging slowly in the shade, arms around my boy. Cousins and love and more.… Continue reading The Week that Was
I couldn't find a photo. So I took one instead. Here we are. 18 years and many stories later. An excerpt from a creative non-fiction story which has been re-written many times over the years.
My brother Josh's birthday was on Monday, June 9th. He would have been 33! This photo was taken 30 years ago! In a time before car seats. In a memory I think I have. It could be a photo memory instead of an actual one. But I remember other moments where I took him under… Continue reading Throwback Thursday
Sebastian lost his second tooth this morning. I tried to pull it out last night but only left it more crooked. As I put him on my hip and rested his head on my shoulder his mouth landed open on my which knocked it loose. These things happen when you have limited head control sometimes.… Continue reading Toothless Grin
That's me and my brother Billy holding our brother Josh when he was pretty new. He would be 33 on Monday, June 9. I love summer. I love how the warm spring weather turns hot and the way it kind of just sneaks up on you. Remembering Josh is like that. We are here. Living.… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Siblings