Tag Archives: iowa

The Death of an Era

It has been a little over a month since my dad passed away.  Yes.  He died.  He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.  He received chemotherapy.  He had the cancer surgically removed.  He was cured.  He died.  It went so fast.  … Continue reading

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Oh, Woe! Happy Siblings Day.

For the months, days, hours, minutes leading up to my trip to Iowa to visit my father, my stress level was high and my emotions were all over the place.  Most of the time, when I would find myself alone … Continue reading

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Ball-less Need Not Apply

Last Thursday night, I found myself communicating via Facebook with a man that I had gone to school with but never really knew.  He did not know me either.  We had sent small, inconsequential messages back and forth a couple … Continue reading

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A Funny Story, Sorta

My mom and I speak on the phone a couple of times a week and we see each other about every other weekend.  We have a good relationship and she helps with my son when I need it.  She is … Continue reading

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