Last week my pup was up in the middle of the night and I could hear him coughing and choking. I went into the next room and and he was breathing rapidly and hard. He laid on the floor on his side. I laid next to him on the floor and the more I listened … More Loss in all that is loved
Often customers will reach out to me and ask if anyone uses my memorial crosses as roadside memorials. I explain that unless a customer shares with me I don’t know what they intend to do with the crosses they purchase. Some of my customers have used my crosses for roadside memorials. Roadside memorials have become … More Roadside Memorials
I have always enjoyed the New Year, not the parties and crazy things just a new slate. 365 new days, 365 new chances it is amazing. Now I realize that time is something that humans have created for their own existence but I’m a list maker, a goal creator, and I need a new year. … More New Year-New List-New Calender
I took this cross to baby Paul’s grave today for Christmas. Below is my original post from 2016 about baby Paul. Can’t see the forest through the trees.🌳 I tell myself that starting with the New Year I will learn to slow down and take a moment to see what is in the world around … More Merry Christmas Baby Paul
My family members, as it happened, passed on or near holidays, Christmas time, Fourth of July, my wedding anniversary, New Years Eve, my birthday. It’s not like they planned their deaths to occur on days that would be a constant reminder of their deaths that’s just the way my road in life lead. I had … More Holiday Healing
I must start by telling you that I am so grateful for my following of customers. Just the thought of someone understanding what I do and why while meeting their needs is the best feeling in the world. One of my customers wrote me a message some time ago and I have not forgotten his … More A small patch and a small remembrance
As a cradle catholic I understood the feast days of All Souls and following All Saints Day. What I understood was that meant two “extra” masses in addition to Sunday mass in a short seven day week! I always assumed the extra masses were meant to keep children in line gluten with thoughts of massive … More Old Halloween…..New Halloween
While living with my Grandmother, from the age of 19 until my marriage at 25, we would have so many discussions about everything you can imagine. We would spend hours talking about family, kids, sex, marriage, childhood, mistakes, and so much more. Many of the comments she made during our life discussions have stayed very … More Forever 17 in my mind.