For you, Lou

While the grief is tough to carry, I wear it like a badge of honor. For it means I loved you and you loved me, too.

Our little garden

One thing I took for granted growing up in a small town is the time spent in the summer gardening. We always had a big garden at my grandparents house next door full of squash, pumpkins, zucchini, peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers, Brussel sprouts, green beans& asparagus. There's a lot of behind the scenes work that goes …