Bucket List

Bucket List

“Um, Peanut Tillman just messaged me.” It was the first thing I’d heard from the lifeless body lying in the hospital bed across the room in hours. I was stunned to hear him speak and even more stunned that I knew who he was talking about. When Joe...

The Search

Somewhere between a crawling baby and a very sick husband, lies a girl in search of something she fears is gone forever. Her spirit has been shattered time and time again by bad news and fears of the future, yet she feels the weight on her shoulders to put the pieces...
A spoonful of sugar

A spoonful of sugar

It’s human nature to want answers, to demand a timeline and to know how things end. We watch movies, read books, finish work. We wrap up and move on to the next thing. Hanging in a state of limbo is not agreeable to our basic psyche. Yet, the balancing act...

Strangers connected through cancer

It’s Tuesday morning and we’re sitting at the hospital. Joe went ahead and admitted himself yesterday after two weeks of pain and no relief in sight. There is a sense of peace though as I see him finally getting some comfort with the IV medications. We are...