Tag Archives: birthdays

Fifteen

My beautiful daughter would be 15 years old today but she has been dead for 432 weeks. As usual, I’ve taken flowers and a cupcake to the cemetery where she lies beneath the ground. This time of the year is … Continue reading

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Happy 12th Birthday Clea

I made you a cupcake, placed it in a paper flower, and left it at your grave.

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‘Facing Reality’ Days

I have been trying to think of something profound and interesting to write on my blog because of Christmas and the new year but nothing profound has come to me. This time of the year is hard for all those … Continue reading

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Happy 10th Birthday Clea

Sometimes, there are no words.

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See Ya

We’ve packed our bags for a trip overseas. As I packed, I knew that within a few days I would have to say goodbye to Clea, yet again, because she can no longer travel with us; only in our hearts. … Continue reading

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Happy Eighth Birthday, My Sons

My sons are eight years old today. They are having a party at Zone 3 this afternoon where they can shoot laser guns at their friends – something to suit boys. Their birthdays are always tinged with sadness for us, … 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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