The Day I Lost You… A Tribute to Lily and Her Generation

On November 11, 2012, my dad was having his first signs of a heart attack.  It was also, of course, Veteran's Day, a touching day for me when we remember those who lived and died defending our freedoms. It was also the day I lost a baby. We were (very surprisingly) expecting a new little one, [...]

New Year’s Hope…

I have lots of New Year's Eve memories. Many over recent years have been non-eventful, since I knew that even if I fell asleep at 8:30 or 11:59 the New Year would still roll around.  Other memories are of pure and crazy fun, and others (pre-conversion) I can't (and would rather not) remember. As for New [...]