Tagged: death

Year One.

It’s been a year since Evelyn was taken from us. I’ve been thinking about what I would write here on this day. I tried, but I don’t have anything left to say that I haven’t already said before. She’s gone and she’s not coming back. We are left to pick...

Grief and Social Media

When Evelyn died, we did the normal thing, we called family and close friends to tell them of our loss. What about everyone else? Between the family, there were literally hundreds of people who needed to know about Evelyn, about us, and how and when to pay respects. We turned...

The Story Behind the Picture

Related to the post I made yesterday on the six-month anniversary of my daughter’s death, I was asked what was the story behind the photo that accompanied that story. It was January 2011. I had been shooting seriously as a photographer for just over a year, and Evelyn had been...

Half a Year Away

It’s been six months since Evelyn left us. Sometimes it seems like it was years ago, and other times it still feels like she will walk through the door at any moment. Six months is a significant milestone for us. It’s half a year, 26 weeks, 182 days since we’ve...

Evelyn

Be a Man

The defendant in the caseĀ  is attempting to fire his public defender and withdrawal his guilty plea. What this means: The judge with either: Grant his motion and give him a 60 day continuance and not impose sentencing on Friday. OR Reject his motion and impose sentencing as scheduled. I...

Evelyn's Tree

A Dedication – Evelyn’s Tree

Yesterday we dedicated Evelyn’s tree Today we are here in this beautiful park, near this beautiful lake to remember and celebrate the life of a beautiful young woman. Twenty years ago today, Evelyn came kicking and screaming into this world and over her short life, grew to be an independent,...

Evelyn Living Life

I can’t believe it’s been 4 months

My dearest Evelyn, Today marks the day that 4 months ago you left us with no explanation. We still don’t know where you were going, what you were doing, or who you were with. There are times when I don’t miss your presence, but I think that is because you...