Missing My Girl

Today would have been Jenna's 35th birthday. She's been gone for just over two years now and I struggle to find words that would adequately express what she meant to me. I fell head over heals in love with her the very first time I looked into her eyes. She had me and my whole … Continue reading Missing My Girl

Mara-isms

But not Mara. And not Maddox. And Aiden wasn't there. So....... Last night was candy making night at my house. The kids love to help me in the kitchen so I thought it made sense to do my traditional candy making while they were there to help. Yes, I know it. I'm a little crazy … Continue reading Mara-isms

Mara-isms

Maddox. Oh, Maddox. My friends off the grid thinks he's the best because he keeps Melissa on her toes so much. Last night they were over. Running around the deck. Following Grandpa everywhere Grandpa went. Up and down the stairs. Around the yard. Releasing energy. Time to go. Mel: C'Mon, Maddox. Time to go. Maddox: … Continue reading Mara-isms

Mara-isms

Only Maddox. But Maddox-isms doesn't flow quite as well. Grandkid-isms? Awkward. So, from here to eternity, all grandkid goodies will be Mara-isms. Last Saturday we returned from St. Louis to find Mark and a couple of his friends doing "guy stuff" at our place off the grid. One of the friends is VERY grey. Maddox … Continue reading Mara-isms