Tag: mother’s day

I don’t look good in a dress

Just a week ago was Mother’s Day, and as you can imagine, it’s not necessarily the best day around our house. Each year brings bittersweet emotions: memories both good and bad,¬†phone calls to wish the grandmothers a happy day, and a church service that welcomes and praises all the mothers present. But I’m often left…

The Empty Chair

Losing a loved one to cancer is never easy. You try to move on, but there are always reminders. Little things. Sometimes big things. At the dinner table, there’s always an empty chair. Just a few days ago, we broke out an old Scrabble game, and there were still some score cards revealing just how…