Tag Archives: losing a family member

Birthday Pain

This birthday is a bit sad for me. It’s my first birthday without a mom. While my own mother died a month before my birthday last year, organizing her funeral, getting the family together, traveling to Texas and bringing home … Continue reading

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Missing Thereness

As I drifted to sleep last night, a voice brought me back to this plane. “I miss my mom!” Ellen cried out her pent-up loss. “I know, Sweetie. I know.” I patted her and handed her a couple tissues, dutifully … Continue reading

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