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Moments with Jacob · 1d 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 · 1W 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 · 3W 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 · 1M 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 · 1M 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 ...
Moments with Jacob · 1M ago

WE MISS YOU, LITTLE PRINCE

Sweet Jacob,This week, I found myself on spring break. We went to a familiar place. We went to our condo in Breckenridge for some spring skiing, relaxation, and time away. It was the first t...
Moments with Jacob · 2M ago

I FOUND MYSELF...

Dear Jacob,I found myself at Children's Hospital this morning, exactly nine months after you passed away at this hospital. I was talking at the Pediatric Excellence Collaborative Summit abou...
Moments with Jacob · 2M ago

A SANCTUARY

Dear Jacob,Your room. So full of memories. The four corner of your room is filled with you. You always started and ended your day here. My favorite part of the day was to get you ready after...
Moments with Jacob · 2M ago

HOW DO YOU KNOW?

Dear Jacob,This question was placed by a friend this past week. “How do you know when the time has come to let go?” “When do you know it’s the end for your child?” The answer is “you will kn...
Moments with Jacob · 3M ago

MEMORIES FROM YOUR BENCH

Sweet Jacob,It has been awhile, since I have been writing to you. Work has taken me across the pond, and I must admit I enjoy being back in Europe again. I also got to see your best friends'...