Baby girl, today you should be turning eight. Eight. It is unbelievable that I first held you in my arms that many years ago… …and even more unbelievable that I … Continue reading Eight
When Tori passed away, Brennan and I made a commitment to always making March 27th a special, joy-filled day. After all, she’s having fun, so why shouldn’t we? We usually … Continue reading Six Years – Celebrating Tori
Six years ago today (at 9:05am) we said farewell to our beautiful daughter. That day, we went through the motions of implementing the decisions made months before – unwanted tasks … Continue reading Six Years – The Impact
As the sixth anniversary of Tori’s death quickly approaches (Sunday), and with the passing of my friend’s daughter Calliope yesterday, I have been reflecting a great deal on the beauty … Continue reading Triumph and Purpose After Tragedy
I’ve been struggling for months. Even worse, it has taken me until very recently to put a name to the struggle. About two weeks ago I figured it out and … Continue reading Naming the Struggle
It’s been almost six years since I wrote this post about the playroom we created for Tori in the midst of medical appointments and uncertainty. It was a project of … Continue reading New Playroom and Redemptive Joy
“I know more about Krabbe than I’ll ever know about Collin.” Kevin Cushman My friend, Kevin, made this statement at a recent Krabbe panel in which we both participated and … Continue reading There are Stories to Tell and Lives to Save
I’ve already posted about this on social media and on LDNBS.org but it felt necessary to also include it here because this is a monumental day. Today Pennsylvania became the … Continue reading Act 133 of 2020: Implemented!
Immortality is a frequent topic in movies, books, and conversations. What would you do if you were immortal, if you were able to live on this earth forever? Would you … Continue reading Immortality? Pass.
I’ve been thinking about death more than usual over the past year. And it’s not what you may be thinking. It all started with Tori. Before her diagnosis I don’t … Continue reading The Brevity of Life