Posts Tagged Losing a parent

You should be here

Though I have no artisticĀ talent whatsoever, music was always a part of my life because it was my dad’s passion. SongsĀ 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 […]


April 25: A tough day on the calendar

My memory is particularly strong when it comes to dates. I can’t remember what I ate for dinner two days ago, yet I can remember my childhood friends’ birthdays. I associate a great deal of meaning with dates – the date I arrived in Tallahassee for college, the date I met Chase, the date I […]