“We’re going to have a party!”

McKinley talking about our upcoming road trip to Kansas. We are currently attempting to pack and our departure is later this evening. For everyone who is traveling for the holidays this year- have a safe and wonderful trip!!

Backseat

I waited impatiently for the phone to ring. And when it finally did my mother’s somber voice didn’t prepare me.  Even when something is anticipatory it still comes as a f-cking shock. My dad had gone in for an MRI of his brain. Everyone told us it was probably nothing. We expected his cognitive issues…

A Human Experience

This morning was peaceful. Grandpa pulled out the ole guitar. And it’s been awhile since he’s done that.  He even said, “I’ve just had an urge for pickin’.” Then my mother jumped in with her banjo.  and in seconds we were singing, She’ll be comin’ round the mountain. An awing moment.  My parents are baby-boomin’-spirit…