All in Grief

One Year

Our last conversation was about trivial stuff -- his farm, my kids, me teasing him about needing a girl for the back of his bike. Our conversation left unfinished, hanging, waiting for him to get back from his trip and fill me in on the details.

These Glasses

Last July, my brother died. I still can't write about him. I'm not ready. Someday I will be ready, but that day is not today. That day won't be tomorrow. I need more time to process the finality, the "goneness", of his death and the impact it has on me.

What I can do, though, is tell you a little story about some glasses. These glasses...

36 Weeks

As the weeks remaining in this pregnancy diminish, so to shrinks my to-do list. There are still a lot of things left on it but they seem a little less insurmountable, a fraction less overwhelming. As I work through it on automatic pilot, my thoughts wander.

One Month

I'm 35 weeks pregnant now. If my labour history holds true, I've about a month left in my pregnancy. This weekend I wrote up our massive "to do" list of things that need to be done before our last baby arrives -- before our daughter is born and fills that last little corner of our family. It's a long list...