Archive for April, 2016


You should be here

Though I have no artistic talent whatsoever, music was always a part of my life because it was my dad’s passion. Songs from my childhood can bring me back in just a few chords. So it’s no surprise that, six years ago tomorrow, the day my dad died, I found myself on my bed, nursing an infant […]

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She leaves a little sparkle…

A few weeks ago, I was shopping for decor for Avery’s room, and I came across a sign that said, “She leaves a little sparkle wherever she goes.” I smiled, knowing it was perfect for her. When Avery was a toddler, we joked that her expressions reminded us of a cartoon character. Every year, I “threaten” to take […]

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