Jan, 21st 2022. I thought I knew pain before this date. I was sorely mistaken. The words don’t exist to describe this, so I won’t try. But I do have the words to describe the gratitude for everything that makes this pain possible.
I learned a lot from my dad. I wish he could’ve seen exactly how much.
As far back as primary school, I’ve always had a best friend who was always on the same wavelength as I was. A person I could always hang out with, get advice from or really just be myself around. I remember almost every one of their names. And for the short periods of time whereContinue reading “Two Peas In A Pod”
Before 2007, I had never seen snow, let alone a white Christmas. Snow, pine trees and Christmas dinner (i.e. English Christmas dinner) were all part of “TV” Christmas and were only imitated back home (with the exception of the food. Nothing has matched up to mom’s cooking to date). As much as I looked forwardContinue reading “Tinsel & Turkey?”
Life is short, Too short not to be lived, Too short not too be shared, A gift to be grateful for, Deserving of our utmost care. Life is precious, Not easily made, Very quickly lost, So to extra years we look to upgrade, But all in all at what cost. Life is our most preciousContinue reading “For A Friend”
Family has always been arguably the most important part of my life and indeed every life. Not because it is the accepted “norm” to value ones family highly; not because I was raised in a Christian home; and definitely not because I feel I have, or indeed believe in the existence of, the ideal family.Continue reading “Family Over Everything”