Grief is Relentless 1/28/22

This picture was taken 2 weeks before we lost Robbie. He is looking at a card from his sister with a sloth print. Grief is relentless and has a tight hold on me. Especially, as it gets closer to when we lost him, it becomes more difficult to cope. I thought it might be less…

Miss his Sweet Smile 1/25/22

I love this picture of Robbie at our temporary apartment in Houston with his sloth collection. Missing our sweet boy. ❤ This time of year is difficult as we get closer we get to February 12. It doesn’t seem possible that it will be 3 years.

Life is Like a Camera 1/23/22

Robbie got a lot of enjoyment from his different cameras. He really had a good eye for photography. I saw this quote that said… “Life is like a Camera”(posted below) and thought of Robbie. He kept a positive attitude his entire life. He always took another shot in life without ever giving up! I am…

4 years ago The Kids in CR 1/22/22

This picture was taken 4 years ago today in Costa Rica. It is one of my favorite of the three kids together. It was on the pathway of one of our favorite hotels. They would call our room if they saw a sloth, so Robbie could take pictures. The kids really enjoyed all the extra…

Houston Zoo Celebrates 100 Years 1/20/22

The Houston Zoo is getting ready to celebrate 100 years and they have asked their members to share their favorite memories. I plan to send them a story about Robbie and Curly. As you know, Robbie was a frequent visitor to see the sloth exhibit while going through chemo. One of the zookeepers was talking…

Costa Rica Trip for Robbie 4 Years ago 1/16/22

Our Family trip to Costa Rica in January 2018, is something I will never forget. We went for the first time in May 2015 for Ruth and Nick’s wedding, which was just a few months before we found out Robbie was sick. Robbie loved many things, but he especially liked the sloths. While he was…

Robbie age Three 1/12/22

A month from today it will be 3 years since we lost Robbie. It doesn’t seem possible. I still feel like it was yesterday. ❤ At age three, he was a wild toddler! He had nonstop energy, constant ear infections, and very little language. His favorites were music, math, and playing outside. He wouldn’t eat…

Robbie’s Sense of Humor 1/9/22

I always enjoyed Robbie’s sense of humor. He could always make me laugh. Here is his Facebook post from 3 years ago today. ❤ I could use a little Robbie humor right now. I have a very hectic week at work coming up!

Happy New Year 1/1/22

Happy New Year! May 2022 be filled with peace and good health. I continue to appreciate everyone’s support as I navigate life through grief. Robbie lived life to the fullest to the end and never gave up trying. It is something that I think about when ever I want to give up.