A Family Lost: Reaching Out

As a soon-to-be first-time father, I have been reflecting on 'family'.  What does 'family' mean to me and what do I want to do with it?  Well, my situation is a bit tricky.  My father has three children, each with a different woman.  I am the middle child, with my brother being 8 years older…Read more A Family Lost: Reaching Out

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Grandma Barbara

Recently my Grandma Barbara (my dad's mom) passed away. After a full life on a ranch in southeastern Montana, raising 13 children, she was tired and missed her husband. My dad and his siblings were able to say farewell to her, and though I wasn't able to be there, I feel certain that she knew…Read more Grandma Barbara