New Year’s Eve

Tonight it is New Year’s Eve. Typically we try and do something fun with the kids. Last year we went to our local Aldi that had just opened and let them each buy some fun snacks. We had meat and cheese and crackers, fun cookies and sparkling grape juice. We watched a...

Lord be near

Last night we watched the movie Flubber together as a family. We needed something light and funny to occupy our minds. Of course even that is a stark reminder of our reality….the lead actor in the movie being Robin Williams, who himself struggled as Isaac did, and...

I Just Need to See Jesus

My friend Rachel took a few pictures at the funeral yesterday….and I am so glad she did. Now I wish there were more honestly, I have been writing so much as a way to process but also because I don’t want to forget. She snapped this shot of me during one of...

Our new “normal”

Today was the first day that we didn’t have anything to “do.” The visitation and the funeral and done, thankfully the storms that have been swirling all around us stayed at bay and everyone was able to get home safely either last night or this morning. It is Sunday...

Our Final Goodbyes

Well Isaac, we did it. Each step in this process has been so hard and brought about new waves of grief and tears. Today was no exception. Your dad said it best that there was only one person in the world like you. You were funny and quirky and made us laugh we are so...