Our lives have been ultra busy. What else is new? Processing my mom’s estate was a puzzle (by design due to the drama), so we left it in a holding pattern for a while. Now that my grandmother has also passed away, it’s time to kick all of that into high gear. I need to finish […]
This Pandemic has been stressful. First, I couldn’t go see Mama Bee. Then, work sent us all home to work from there. Then, Emil’s work did the same. Then, we thought it would last a month or so and it’s been over half of the year. Luckily, before things got too crazy, we bought the […]
Sometimes, completely shattering your phone’s screen isn’t the oh-shit moment you’d expect.
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.
90 years ago this past Wednesday, Emil’s mom was born. 65 years ago this week, one of Emil’s brothers was born. 14 years ago this past Wednesday, Daddy suffered a massive heart attack. Happy Birthday, Mom. I still miss you like crazy, Daddy.
it’s not his right to make you feel awful, over and over, about something that happened several years ago
Happy Birthday, Daddy! I’ll be honest. I hope I am very distracted today. Jes just lost her dad, and I am spending the week with her to help her get through some of the physical stuff. I don’t need to add to her grief. You’d turn a young 69 years old today. Mom is still […]
There have been some baby steps made by The Abuser and my mom. His truck (his “precious baby” truck) has reportedly moved to his house. This is huge. He loves that truck more than anything else. He was storing it in the extra garage bay at my mom’s. He helped set up for and then […]
As our nation celebrates its independence, I wish for the same for my mom and other victims of domestic abuse.
It’s gotten worse. My mom hasn’t hit “bottom” but it’s worse. This month was the annual family reunion on my maternal grandfather’s side. They’re a bit odd, but it’s all the family my mom has left, and they are the cousins she grew up with. Nearly all of them live in other places now, so […]