14 entries categorized "Family"

Here in the Minneapolis, Minnesota, area, we've been reveling in the near-80-degree temperatures this past week. The gift of warm weather tends to make everything a bit more pleasant. Here's what I've been appreciating: bike riding and ice cream eating with family, date night with my husband and awesomeness from my kids. What are you loving these days? I'd love to find out what you're grateful for. Read more →

Six months ago today, my 86-year-old grandpa died at home on a beautiful early-Spring afternoon. During Grandpa's last ten days, I came to understand that death, just like life, is a miracle. Over and over, I have replayed the simple, now-sacred moments I had spent with Gramps during those last days. Though my grief has lightened, I don’t know that it will ever go away. Read more →