Six Months Ago Today, My Mother Died…

The last time I saw my mother was December 14th 2013, the day before her birthday. She was crying as we parted at Calgary Airport. As I watched her go through the gated area and head to the line for security, her head suddenly popped back behind the security agent so she could wave to…

A Month Ago Today, I Wrote This Eulogy For My Mother…

Our mother loved Christmas. She loved the tree, the decorations, the food, so much food! She loved the fairy on the top of the tree that never stayed on right but we still kept for as long as either me or Ross can remember. She loved the long process of making the pudding, crafting our…