You’re Still Here


by Karen Fong It was the second anniversary of mom’s death. An anniversary I dreaded, as I wasn’t sure how I would handle it. The first year I just “powered through it”. That was a disaster. This year, the second year, I decided to go on a scuba dive. Some of mom’s ashes are in …

by Jessica Speer Sometimes I think that you use the sky to say “I love you”. Now that you are no longer on earth, I can see you in the sky. You paint the most beautiful pictures. Subscribe and Submit

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by Cynthia Randall The apple tree he bought and planted for me. Now, years later, is a living reminder of how time goes by. But his love always remains — season after season, day after day. Have the apples…miss the man. Submit and Subscribe

  Photos by Jimmy Edmonds “These are montages that I make using my son Josh’s image against a background – these are from Mexico while we were filming of the Day of the Dead last year. The original image is of Josh (he died in 2011 aged 22) pretending to be asleep, but it has …

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While home for the holidays I visited my sister who now lives in my childhood home. One of the first things I did after setting my kids loose to play with their cousins was head up to the attic.  In my lifetime the attic has served many different functions, but currently it is a playroom for …

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by Samantha Bryant We bought my dad’s motorcycle from my mom; hauling it back on a trailer over the 4th of July from Michigan to Oklahoma was one of the most grief filled times I have ever experienced. Every time I looked in the rearview mirror and saw that bike it was a deeper realization …