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When nice happens

When nice happens

My family (me, mom and dad) are not very close to my dad’s side of the family.  He has 3 brothers, 2 older and 1 younger.  His oldest brother committed suicide a few years ago and left 3 adult children, one of which is mentally handicapped.  Donna had an aneurysm in her brain when she was 16 and she’s been in assisted living facilities for years now.  Every once in a while we would hear how she was doing from my grandmother,…

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With love

With love

The other week when the Sandy Hook shootings occurred, the only thing I could think about was all of the families that would have unopened presents under their trees. Presents for children who would never return home. Little did I know that our family would face the same fate. Sunday Matt’s parents called to let us know that Patrick, his younger brother, was sick with food poisoning and they were headed to ATL to see him. He wouldn’t have enough…

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