Monthly Archives: May 2012

Bear in the Big Blue House

Clea loved the Bear in the Big Blue House. It was one of her first books. She would wake up in the morning and run out of her bedroom calling ‘bear, bear’ as she looked for her book. She knew … Continue reading

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Promises

I too was unable to keep my promise to protect Clea. This is from my husband’s blog – http://www.timelessswoon.blogspot.com.au/

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Challenges

My husband has quit his full-time day job to focus on other parts of in his life and spend more time thinking about his daughter. I admit to being envious as I too would like more time with Clea but … Continue reading

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Talofa Samoa

Calendars mark the passing of time. They mark special days and events on the horizon. There is a calendar on the wall in Clea’s room. This calendar is from Samoa. Each month, as with all calendars, the images change. This … Continue reading

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Mothers’ Day

Not much of a day really. Tinged with extreme sadness and regret. Dear Mummy, some may love you and some don’t but the one who loves you is at school. I love you so so so so so so so … Continue reading

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Originally posted on ofmenandmountains:
Having grief in your life on this level is walking a path filled with land mines.   I think I am navigating my way through pretty well when wham!  one blows up in my face. I’ve…

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The Final Photo

  This is it; the last photograph taken of my daughter. It was Saturday 26 September 2009. There were some photos taken the next day but my sister’s camera broke and we could only retrieve the ones from Saturday. Our … Continue reading

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