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Turning 8…

Incase you were wondering this is what an 8 year old girl looks like. Pretty much all the time. Today is this crazy, beautiful girls Birthday. I can still remember like it was yesterday sitting at work almost done for the day and getting a phone call from Karen telling me “it’s time”. I think […]

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It Came From Within…

Look at that guy. Doesn’t he look happy. He looks like he has it pretty much altogether doenst he?! To me looking at this picture I would say this ruggedly handsome dude is pretty laid back, very easy going, and is just a all round nice guy. Which for 85% of he time I would […]

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Turning 6…

A while ago I had a conversation with someone and they made the following statement to me. Divorce is more difficult to deal with than death. Because with death you grieve for like a year and then you get over it. With divorce you have to deal with that person every day. I was literally […]

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Happy 4th Birthday Angela…

Dear Angela, I cannot believe you are turning 4 today.  I just can’t believe it.  I don’t think that it is because you are getting older… but the fact of just how far you have come in the 18 months you have been with us.  Looking at old pictures of when you first came to […]

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I’m Trying…

  This time of year is supposed to be a great time of year.  Holiday parties, people getting in the holiday spirit…Christmas music playing at every corner of everywhere we go.  Churches are in the process of the Christmas Programsect ect ect.   Usually by this time of year I am in full swing of […]

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I’m a Wise Guy…

Today I have the opportunity of guest posting over at Some Wise Guy It was such a honor to be asked to post over at KC’s blog You can hop over there and check out the full post. Here is a little snippet of it… After the death of our son Gavin in 2009 my […]

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Thankfulness..

This morning on the post post Thanksgiving day I woke up early like always and started out my morning. Coffee… then devotional. This morning I read 1Samnuel 31, and it was the point when Saul and his sons were killed, and the Philistines took Saul and his sons bodies back to there camp to humiliate […]

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Trust…

That is a word that I have heard and used many times.  All through Gavin’s life it was a major theme with Karen and I.  We were trusting in God and His plan even though we had no idea where it was going to lead us.  So you think by this time in my life […]

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2 years…

There isn’t much that I can say about Gavin that I haven’t talked about before.  I could sit and just talk about him forever if someone would give me the time.  But today on this day I just want to see him the only way I know I can see him.  I just want to […]

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Remembering…

  “…sometimes sadness is beautiful…” That was a quote that I heard this past Sunday at the Remembrance Service at duPont.  I think if I would have heard that quote years ago I would have disagreed.  But reflecting over the past 5 years I would have to agree with that. During the service on Sunday […]

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