Happy New Year

Stephen Michaud 12/31/1982 – 8/12/1989 Holidays with family and friends can create the moments that memories are made of. But the many faces of loss can rub the shine off those special times. The holiday can become a time of sadness instead of celebration when...

It’s Up to Us

February 11th whispered softly by. There was no birthday cake or fun celebration. Only a few silent tears for a precious little boy who for three years was a twinkling light on the path of those around him. Michael would be thirty-one years old. I will never forget...

Happy New Year!

To our family and friends, Will and I took this week off from blogging to spend time with our families. We hope you had a blessed Christmas, and pray you have a healthy, Happy & faith-filled New Year! xox Donna

A Heavenly Birthday

This week, my daughter Dawn, would be thirty-six years old. I’ll never know if she would have become the Olympic ice skater or hand surgeon that she dreamed of becoming, or if she would have a family of her own and I would be a grandmother several times over by now....

Living with the unimaginable

I recently saw the Broadway show Hamilton. As I enjoyed this fresh and exciting view of a slice of US history, an unexpected emotional turn brought me to tears. Alexander and Eliza Hamilton’s oldest son, Philip, was killed in a duel. As Philip breathes his final...

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