Bad News Comes Quietly

Lately my husband has been under communications blackouts more days than not. We’ve only spoken briefly, but between what he’s said and what his mom and I have pieced together from news reports, we know that it’s been a bad week. I do everything I know how to do for … Continue reading

Understanding Tragedy in a Small Town

When you grow up in a small town, it’s sometimes tough to explain to the people you love why tragedies “back home” affect you the way they do. When I told my fiance that I’d received terrible news about someone from my hometown, his first question was about how close … Continue reading

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