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In Dreams You Are Always Close

It is has been a year since we said goodbye. A year without your Hawaiian shirts in the summer and brown sweaters in the winter. A year without your cheesy jokes and your sometimes inappropriately timed sense of humor. A year without your advice and support. My car broke down and I cried because who else would […]

The Rare Bird We Can Never Forget

Grief, loss, sadness, pain… and hope layered with an incredible amount of faith and love. This is the journey Anna Whiston-Donaldson takes readers in Rare Bird, a Memoir of Loss and Love. Her well-crafted and honest telling of what it means to tragically lose her 12-year-old son Jack — in a rare and unexpected flash […]

Losing Daddy

Grief is like a heavy invisible fog that settles around you and lifts you from the earth. You float while everyone else keeps on walking as if nothing has changed. But for you and your family everything is different.  Nothing else matters. The bank, your job, your bills, the dishes, the laundry… it all feels […]