Journal Entries, Motherhood

Terrific Tuesday

Yesterday I started participating in a June Instagram Challenge {hosted by Britney from A Mama Tale}. I'm always at a loss for what to post on instagram, so following a challenge is a great boost. To the point, today's prompt is Terrific Tuesdays:  what makes today terrific? I  almost posted something to the effects of… Continue reading Terrific Tuesday

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Journal Entries, Spilled Ink & Prose

Nine Years

Nine years.   I mark the day every year, just like I mark your birthday every year. The first few years I visited your grave with a bottle of whiskey, but we are far from where you are buried, your grandchildren are still very young, and, well, your memory is not confined to your ashes.… Continue reading Nine Years

Journal Entries, Spilled Ink & Prose

Happy Birthday

It's silly. Your birthday is this week, and one particular memory keeps surfacing. It's not even a particularly bad memory; we were children then, and since I now have children of my own, I understand better. Yet still, it fills me with sadness and regret. You probably don't even remember, you were so small. I… Continue reading Happy Birthday