I am divinity defined
I am the god on the inside
I am a star
A piece of it all
I am light


The pursuit of happy

For the first time since Abigael died (good God, that will never get easier to think, say, or write) we spent the holidays with our family. Not that they didn’t want to in the previous years—they love us deeply. Their deep love and immense patience is what allowed us to simply retreat into our own…

Just beyond

During Abigael’s senior photos, in which I played the very important role of “stuff carrier” and “runner to the car for other stuff” and “oooooer and “ahhhhhhher”, Tina grabbed this shot as I was running back from the car with a very important thing, I’m sure. I loved seeing this picture then. I thought it…

One year ago

One year ago (before this blog existed) horror stricken from trauma and mired in the depths of my grief, I wrote the entry below on Facebook. One year ago, the air was charged with social and political unrest and neighbors were hurling hateful words across keyboards and screens towards each other. People were uncertain and…