Margo and Jimmy in front of the shed at Fair Oaks Preschool. There are flowers on the table to their left. Jimmy is standing and wearing the top to his Spiderman pajamas; Margo is sitting on a green chair behind him wearing a white shirt

The Quiet Moments

I want to live my life so that my nights are not full of regrets. D.H. Lawrence

Nancy wearing a blue jacket and light blue t-shirt crouching down next to her son Jacob who's wearing a blue jacket and blue baseball cap

For Jacob (May 21, 1998 – January 16, 2009)

I have been stymied for the past few days, trying to write a note to a dear friend, yet completely at a loss for what to say. What do you say to a mother who has lost her child to cancer? What can you say to ease a pain so great, so unfair, so wrong that you can’t even comprehend it?

Purple Glass Bowl

The Most Precious Keepsakes

“The heart, like the mind, has a memory. And in it are kept the most precious keepsakes” — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Jimmy standing his crib wearing a green hat and green sunglasses

My Tired Soul

“Sleep doesn’t help if it’s your soul that’s tired.” Unknown

Margo is wearing a floral print shirt. She's sitting on the couch holding a four day old Jimmy against her chest. Jimmy is wrapped in a white blanket. Dan is sitting next to Margo wearing a green shirt and is reaching out to touch Jimmy's nose

I Remember You

“I carry you with me into the world, into the smell of rain and the words that dance between people. And for me, it will always be this way, walking into the light, remembering being alive together.” Brian Andreas, StoryPeople

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