Julia left us in September of 2013, but she will always remain in our hearts. Not a day goes by that we don't think of her, miss her, and remember her.  Julia's mother, Janet, often writes about these moments without Julia and has decided to share these thoughts with everyone.

May 13, 2019

I wake up to the pouring rain.  It seems appropriate weather for this Mother’s Day.  I have been in a funk for the last few weeks, so the rain only seemed rig...

September 5, 2018

I wake early in the morning, grab my coffee and watch out the window as the day begins.  I wait for the sun to fill the sky with light and for the caffeine to...

January 2, 2018

I arrived at the mall to get a few items.  I have a clear direction – one stop, one store.  As I make the way to the crowd, I look around, families walking to...

November 16, 2017

I lay in bed, gazing at the ceiling, unable to sleep.  My nerves are on edge and my mind begins to wander.  How could we do this again?  Can we handle this?...

September 5, 2017

Each morning when I wake, I count the days and wonder how I will ever make it through another one without Julia by my side.  Today, number 1461, is like every...

January 2, 2017

Today is January 2nd and a sigh of relief can be heard in houses across the nation.  The weeks of preparation are over and we officially made it through anoth...

July 31, 2016

I find it hard to write any more. It was always something that always helped me find strength and hopefulness. I seemed so easy to write when Julia was with m...

December 31, 2015

A few days before Christmas, I ran to pick up a few items at the grocery store.  As I was waiting in the checkout line, I listened in on a conversation betwee...

September 1, 2015

Two years.  It is so hard to believe that Saturday will be two years since Julia left us.  Two – it is such a small word, but it feels so big.

The days ar...

May 10, 2015

Not a day goes by without thinking of Julia.  For that matter, not a minute goes by.  She is with me always, entwined in my every moment, my every thought.  I...

March 10, 2015

This week marked 18 months since Julia left us.  As you can expect, it was emotional but we were also able to find ways to continue to celebrate Julia’s life...

March 2, 2015

For the last 18 months, I have opened my soul to the world through my posts. My feelings are raw and painful but this is the reality for a parent that loses a...

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