Meet my Uncle Kenny He loved his wife Betty and she loved him Kenny walked across the dining room to take his place at the kitchen table.“Ten years ago yesterday at four o’clock in the morning Betty woke me up. She had to use the bathroom. Her legs kept giving out and she couldn’t get... Continue Reading →
A discussion about desirable funeral homes and burial wishes ensued between my mother and me as we drove to church in an unfamiliar town. I swore at the voice coming from my phone for her split-second-too-late directions, while mom slammed on her imaginary brakes from the passenger side.
Mother's day twenty-seven years ago I found out I was pregnant. I was nineteen, unmarried and scared sick. A home pregnancy test confirmed what I suspected. I thought it was nerves. I just finished college finals, but I passed with flying colors and I was still throwing up. I was three months late, but that... Continue Reading →