I Left Him

Alone. For one week. In his back up wheelchair that is not retrofitted for him to drive his van. So now he is homebound too. How could I leave him like that? He told me to. I offered to cancel my travel and stay home. He said no. He knew I needed this time away.Continue reading “I Left Him”

First Holiday Memories

We were married in November, so started the holiday season right after we got back from our honeymoon. I was excited to cook our first Thanksgiving meal and share it with my husband. I got up early to make the stuffing and prep the turkey for roasting. I made everything I could from scratch. ItContinue reading “First Holiday Memories”

Twenty Plus Years in Graceland

This weekend Jerry and I celebrated our 22nd wedding anniversary. We marked the day quietly, just the two of us. This has been a hard year; the days that followed our 21st wedding anniversary carry some painful markings. If you are not aware of that journey, you can read some of the background here andContinue reading “Twenty Plus Years in Graceland”

When Will We Get It?

It happened again.  My heart is broken as I heard the latest news report on another child with disabilities who was abandoned by his Mom in some woods.  There is absolutely nothing about this tragedy that is right.  Even so, it’s an indication of how hard life with disability can be. Two years ago thereContinue reading “When Will We Get It?”

Happy 90th in Heaven!

Today my Dad would have turned 90.  Sadly for me, I never even got to know him as an 80 year old.  God called him home at the age of 74.  I’ve written about Dad before.  Rereading that brings tears of joy and sweet remembrances. A lot has changed in the last sixteen years Dad.Continue reading “Happy 90th in Heaven!”