Family, Holidays

The Cause For Which They Died Shall Live

As I gazed across endless fields dotted with precise rows of grave markers, I choked back a sob. My husband looked at me. It wasn’t like I knew any of the dead or was related in some way. But still…each grave signified someone’s husband, son, brother, grandchild, uncle, cousin, friend…

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100 Days To My Anniversary 2012, Holidays

Three Days At A Time

Ever lost your child for a moment? A moment that seems like a frenzied forever? What was your response when your child was restored to your arms? Overwhelming joy, love, hugs and kisses,? Or the terror swallowed in a relief that is released in a burst of, “How could you do this to me? Don’t you ever do that to me again.”

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