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Archive for March, 2011

Surprise!

Jim would have been soooo proud!  Here is why: Clayton’s friends planned a surprise party for his 15th birthday.  They invited each other and gave party details on facebook, which Clayton saw before they remembered to make it private, so he knew something was going on.  The night of the party he went to Chick-Fil-A […]

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Happy Pi Day 3.14

Today is Pie day!  And that always makes me think about the illustration Jim would use to describe how our lives were to be more like a Chicken pot pie than a TV dinner.  I know he got that illustration from someone else (I think Bing Hunter in a class we had at Talbot years […]

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Through the Valley

It is so weird to mark my current life by the illness and death of Jim.  Maybe I won’t always take such notice, but the fifth of every month has proven to be especially emotional.  Perhaps today more than any other because not only has Jim been in heaven for 4 months, 2 years ago […]

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A prayer for my son

A prayer for Clayton on his 15th Birthday: Dear Lord, Thank you for the privilege of parenting such an amazing young man.  It is a big task, and I am finding it daunting to finish it without Jim.  Yet I know that you promise to be a Father to the fatherless.  I am in awe […]

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Emily got word that she has been accepted at Biola.  She is uber- excited! We were disqualified for the Cal Grant, but have appealed. Clayton received the Scholar athlete of the year for JV soccer, but is very glad to be back with his club team for Spring soccer! Just wanted to brag about Jim’s […]

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