Part twelve: The end of the beginning

I pull off the road just a mile from the where the castle sits perched on the hill, it seems to glow in the late afternoon sun, the snow sparkles as the light moves over the ground and I can’t catch my breath it’s so beautiful. My hands are still on the wheel as IContinue reading “Part twelve: The end of the beginning”

Part eleven: Through the Pass

   “December 8th “ I whisper to myself as I lie in bed the next morning, I wiggle my toes and then stretch long and luxuriously.” So this is it, my last day.” Funny how I it just doesn’t feel any different than yesterday but then, life is like that I guess. Someone dies andContinue reading “Part eleven: Through the Pass”

Part Five: dancing moonlight

The day after I took the ring off my finger I remember walking into my bosses office feeling like I was going to throw up, how do I begin I kept thinking to myself. I sat in his chair and he smiled at me, knowing something was wrong and not pushing me to start untilContinue reading “Part Five: dancing moonlight”

no questions are invalid

Someone asked me today ‘do you have regrets?’ this came from an email conversation with a woman I met online through the blog. Her question was asked in innocence and a genuine desire to seek knowledge from me about our choices as parents, or more specifically about Josh. It strikes me that I should haveContinue reading “no questions are invalid”

Humbled…

Wednesday I wrote and told you about the frustration of Joshua’s latest speech assessment, I told you how sad it made me and how I felt utterly helpless to help my son. Thursday I wrote and told you that his positive attitude was quickly making me change my own negative one. Today, Friday, I realizedContinue reading “Humbled…”