“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” – Dr. Seuss
Grief is an interesting beast.
He likes to show up to the party out of the blue and uninvited. He pays no mind to whether it’s a holiday or whether you are in a wonderful mood. Once he snakes his way in with a memory, he demands attention.
With this in mind, it should have come as no surprise to me when he showed up on Thanksgiving Day.
I had just finished putting the bird in the oven with my mom and was in a state of absolute contentment. There was a wonderful warmth in my house, not just from the oven, but from the comforting presence of family and love.
My mom offered to get the family recipe for gravy going while I hopped in the shower.Continue Reading