This is a good, hard weekend. Saturday we celebrated the life of my father-in-law. On Friday night I began to fall apart. I have certainly had my moments of tears and grief over the past few weeks. But this was different. This was the dam breaking, tears flowing, heart aching falling apart I usually reserve for well after whatever the […]


I remember these days of care giving. These recent weeks have taken me back to that time. Planning and shopping for healthy menus and then weeks later filling the trash can with rotting produce and expired dairy; the food plan gone straight to ruin as emergencies, hands on care and endless hours on the phone take over life. The kitchen […]