Category Archives: The Branches On My Family Tree

The Branches On My Family Tree–Volume VII

I’ve spent days reflecting on Joanna’s life over and over, trying to think of what to write for her eulogy. How do you sum up a whole, prematurely-cut-short life into one speech? This would be my final chance to say goodbye to her, it had to be perfect. It’s kind of hard to write a perfect eulogy when you’re breaking

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The Branches On My Family Tree–Volume IV

Sebastian and Leah’s wedding was absolutely beautiful, not to mention it was a “proper” wedding—in a church and with an actual reception—everything my wedding to him wasn’t, it drove me crazy. What eased my feelings of insanity…and jealousy…was the fact that I wasn’t at their wedding to celebrate their marriage, I was there as a friend to support the recently

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