Time Keeps Passing

Time keeps on ticking by. The world keeps spinning. We keep walking around the sun. Nothing stops for grief. At first I was majorly offended by this idea. There I was a recent widow and people were going about their lives. Facebook was my proof. They were posting about the most trivial things. They were … More Time Keeps Passing

Birthday Love

Just a short birthday note: Today is Mr Loco’s birthday. He would have been 41 today. I would have spent the day giving him a hard time about being older than me…you know, for the next 3 months. I would have also secured a blueberry pie. Instead, we spent the day traveling. We are back … More Birthday Love

Before and After

I have so many ideas that pop into my mind but the moment isn’t right to sit down and write. Can I think of any of those topics again when I have a sleeping child? NEVER. The topics I end up writing about are the ones that pop up again and again and I basically … More Before and After

Happy 40th Mr Loco

Today would have been Mr Loco’s 40th birthday. I am making a concentrated effort to not focus on what should have been. It is easy to fall down the rabbit hole of would have/could have/should have. Today I am trying to focus on honoring Mr Loco, appreciating every little way he continues to play an … More Happy 40th Mr Loco

Rough Spots

I always knew that I would have to have the conversation about Mr Loco dying numerous times over the course of Baby Loco growing up. I knew she would be going through the stages of grief over the course of her childhood. I have been very honest with Baby Loco. I have explained what I … More Rough Spots