Archive for December 23rd, 2008


Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008

I guess it’s all relative because sometimes 3 months seems like a long time and then again it can feel like  nano seconds.  I’m not sure which way I am leaning today — but more times than not it feels like an eternity since I held Johnny in my arms.  

Sunday was the first time since September 23 we’ve been together as a family — we stopped by to visit Johnny, and it was Sophie’s first to visit since he passed. Of course the kids did well, it’s Mike and I that have a hard time.  Everything looked beautiful — My sister dropped off a stocking for Johnny a few weeks ago. It’s ‘Stewey’ from Family Guy and has a photo of my nieces, Sophie and Johnny playing together.  My mom bought some Christmas greens for Johnny too.

 Mike was named after his Grandfather, so it’s a shock for Joey to read this:

But this is the one that gives me the chills: