Tag Archives: loss

I Sure Do Love You

Jordan had a school field trip yesterday to visit a working farm. I told him to look for Officer Mike, one of his classmate’s dads who was chaperoning and who had also worked with Shawn. Jordan glanced at me as … Continue reading

The Sixth

It’s been four years. How can four years feel like yesterday and forever all at the same time? I guess loss is hard to measure by a time line. Last night, the Lino Lakes Police Department brought over a Dairy … Continue reading

I Miss the Music

I miss how he played guitar. Today of all days, the middle of August, nearly four years since he left and it's the music that I ache to hear. I can see his tan forearms, strong from years of hanging … Continue reading

The Power of Sharing

The most remarkable connection I made at the She Speaks Conference in North Carolina was with a widow who had lost her husband two years ago. Raising three young children and walking through immense grief, she also finds solace in … Continue reading