Jimmy, Molly, Dan and Margo at the Rose Bowl, standing with their arms around each other. They are all wearing Stanford clothing and Dan has a tag around his neck with his Rose Bowl ticket in it.

Guilt is the Thief of Joy

Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion of death — Coco Chanel

Jimmy age 5 sitting behind Molly holding her right hand. Jimmy is wearing blue shorts and a white shirt; Molly, age 9 months, is wearing a yellow print onsie and yellow socks.

The Gift of Remembering

There is nothing I can say that will bring them back, all their bright futures spread before us, but I will stand here all the same with you, my heart broken open with yours and remember what we have lost. Brian Andreas, StoryPeople

an image of a piece of broken pottery embedded in the sand on a wet beach with the word 'Love' on it and a peace sign above the word

What I’ve Learned

“Nothing ever goes away until it teaches us what we need to know” Pema Chodron

Dan and Margo on their wedding day. Margo is on the left wearing a white gown with pink roses and white flowers in her hair; Dan is wearing a white shirt and pink tie.

You Have Made This Life For Me

Today for some reason, I see how short our lives actually are and how often I forget to look in your eyes and stop time entirely and say, You have made this life for me. Brian Andreas, StoryPeople

Lady Gaga on stage wearing a white jacket and a pink hat with the microphone in her left hand close to her face

Joanne

If you could, I know that you’d stay. We both know things don’t work that way. Lady Gaga

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