Teaching 3/31/22

Teaching has been super busy this school year, especially this semester. I have piles of paperwork that I have been working on every evening until bedtime. They want the special ed teachers to have larger caseloads and cover more programs each year. They are literally burying us. I enjoy teaching, but I am exhausted. We…

New Friendship 3/26/22

Like I mentioned yesterday, we met a sweet family from China with a child that has a cancer similar to Robbie. We took them to the zoo today. My heart. He is such a precious child. We have started a beautiful friendship between our families. It brought back many memories today. ❤️ We will try…

Reaching Out 3/25/22

Tomorrow we are going to take a boy with a similar cancer to Robbie along with his mother to the zoo. I hope I can handle the heartbreak, because getting attached to a child with cancer is not going to be easy. If it goes well, we will do what we can to give him…

New Beginnings 3/21/22

I haven’t mentioned it lately, but I am very appreciative to everyone that supported us while Robbie was sick and continues to support me on this journey without him. The occasional notes of encouragement are really helpful. I bought a simple moonstone ring over spring break. It talks about it being the stone for new…

Walking for Childhood Cancer 3/19/22

We try to walk each year for childhood cancer in memory of Robbie, our friend’s daughter, and all children still battling cancer. I would like to do more to support families impacted by cancer, but I still find it very difficult. It brings back so many memories with Robbie. Hopefully someday in the future I…

Missing You 3/8/22

I saw this picture and poem online by Donna Ashworth and thought of Robbie. ❤ — I MISSED YOU TODAY —I missed you today but that’s nothing new,I missed you a million times yesterday too… I saw your bright smile, at least twenty times,and then I remember, it’s all in my mind.I drive without presence,…