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Moments with Jacob · 1W ago

YOUR ANNIVERSARY

Dear Jacob,It’s almost a month since your anniversary, and I haven’t had a chance to sit down and reflect on your special day. June 19th will forever mark the day we lost you. A day I can re...
Moments with Jacob · 3W ago

WE LOVE YOU TO THE MOON AND BACK

Sweet Jacob,Two months ago, I received this email from one of your friend's mom:Hello, My daughter, Annabelle was in Jacob's kindergarten class and I just wanted to reach out to you. Annabel...
Moments with Jacob · 1M ago

A YEAR...

Sweet Jacob,How is it possible that we have endured a year without you? How is it possible that we woke up each day and put one foot in front of the other when our hearts were aching? How is...
Moments with Jacob · 1M ago

ON THIS FATHER'S DAY

My Jacob,How can it be that we have lived 364 days without you on this Father’s Day? Father’s Day will always be the day we lost you, no matter what the date is. We lost you on the day that ...
Moments with Jacob · 1M ago

FINDING HAPPINESS

Dear Jacob,This time last year was rough for all of us. You were fighting the hardest you could, but you simply could not catch a break. The battle inside me when I started to see the signs ...
Moments with Jacob · 2M ago

THE POWER OF YOU

I found myself on your bench tonight. My feet started walking and took a left turn instead of my usual right turn walking the dog. The sun was slowly setting over the mountains. It was a chi...
Moments with Jacob · 2M ago

REFLECTIONS ON THIS MOTHERS DAY

First Mother’s Day without you, and you never left my mind for a second all day long. As I woke up, I thought about you. Your dad and sister were still sleeping, so I got my first cup of cof...
Moments with Jacob · 2M ago

A TREE WITH A HISTORY

Dear Jacob,I found myself on our front porch tonight. It's the first evening it feels warm enough to sit outside in tank top, shorts and bare feet. It's a familiar place looking out over our...
Moments with Jacob · 3M ago

A DAY TO REMEMBER YOU

Dear Jacob,I am at peace tonight. I had a beautiful, peaceful day remembering you. Your dad and I ventured out on the bike path to Boulder for the first time. We got to Boulder a little quic...
Moments with Jacob · 3M ago

GETTING ON THAT BIKE AGAIN

Sweet Jacob,Spring is here! It's light in the morning. It's light at night. The trees are blossom. The air is warm. This was your season to start getting out of the house again after a long ...