Times Gone By….

Should old acquaintance be forgot And never brought to mind? Should old acquaintance be forgot, And long, long ago And for long, long ago, my dear For long, long ago. We’ll take a cup of kindness yet For long, long ago. And surely youll buy your pint-jug! And surely I’ll buy mine! And we’ll take…

April 6, 2016

     My words will not come easily nor confidently today. I knew this. This is regular calendar day by any other standards except my own. A year ago today our Lily LaRue left  us. She was six years old. She was diagnosed with DIPG(diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma) on May 4, 2014. She fought for 11…

Leap Year

This 2016 February month is not the one I would have chosen as a leap year. The one with an extra day. I would have preferred having an extra day with my Lily LaRue in 2015, who would then, unknowingly,  leave this earth too soon ; leave my arms,  2 months later, April 6, 2015….

#ifyoudontknownowyouknow

I have tried to post our March  so many times. I have draft after draft. All incomplete thoughts- memories, accounts. Everything. All of it so I can’t forget or think it was just a nightmare. Or a dream. March was absolutely filled with stellar and amazing *amazing* firsts and dreams. Lily milked and named cows…