A year ago today… I would just like to say, I tried. Really, I did.
Posts tagged Christmas
When our fourth child was stillborn in early December nearly five years ago, I could not have anticipated how much I would learn from him. But John Blaise has indeed taught me. And probably one of the greatest lessons has been in learning my limits. Particularly, with the undercurrent of grief December can hold for […]
On December 4, 2010, the world changed. Who noticed? My fourth son, John Blaise, was due on April 24, 2011—Easter Sunday that year. Instead, I went into premature labor at 20 weeks, the first Friday in December to a backdrop of twinkle lights. Our little boy still had a heartbeat when we got to the […]
Tonight we took the boys to get their picture taken with Santa. During their brief visit, Santa asked them what the number one thing was on their lists: C: “A green Angry Bird.” E: “A Bumblebee Blaster.” G: “[unintelligible toddler speak]” Us: “What do you want, G?”
I’m fairly accomplished at making comments on other people’s blogs that would actually qualify as posts on my own. Yet I stink at keeping my own blog up to date. Maybe I just need their posts as prompts. Anyhow, this is a Copy+Paste from a comment on another blog, but it seemed worthy of its […]