A Date Redo

So close, yet so far to go… Last night, just like a night a year ago, Frank and I went on a date.  Last year, the date consisted of a trip to the gym (seriously), dinner, and a trip down to Treasure Island casino.  It was not an eventful night, other than it was...

Reminder of Jack

As I drove back to work today after a very nice lunch with a close friend, I heard on the radio a discussion about hockey.  During the broadcast, they announced a video that had been made regarding checking.  While talking about safety in hockey and the awareness of...

The First Christmas

It is our first Christmas together since that say so many months ago that changed our lives.  There was a lot of anticipation from the kids, and a lot of worry for me.  Although our family will be together, for two years in a row, it is bittersweet in that the chaos...

Our friend Noah

I am sitting at the airport in Cleveland with Officer Mackall. It is a quiet concourse on a Sunday afternoon. There are flights coming and going, kids laughing trying to carry their luggage, adults with their phones texting as they walk by. Frank is tired. Even though...

Each day is a gift

You never know what a day may bring.  Each day is a gift – I have recognized that for many months now, trying not to take a moment for granted, because after Frank’s accident, I learned that I never knew which moment might be the last. Frank and I were up...