5 Years Since Trey…A List

5 Years Since Trey…A List

It’s been 5 years (and one week) since Trey passed away. What do you do with that? Well, I’m making a list. Overall, we’re good. All things considered…very good.Joe and Bella used to say that they have lived two lives, one with Trey and one...
Loss

Loss

We were at the 8th annual UnWined event to benefit Children’s Hospital Hematology/Oncology division. I jokingly call it our annual opportunity to buy fancy clothes and be reminded that we lost a child to cancer. Truth be told it is our annual honor to represent...
What’s in a Memory?

What’s in a Memory?

I wrote an article about Trey’s love for Kennywood 4 years ago. That article is here. It was viewed 22 thousand times on Facebook and countless times overall. Simply put, it was my heart for my son and appreciation for a place like Kennywood written down for all...
This is the Worst

This is the Worst

A young teenage girl (NOT BELLA) went to the mall with her parents.  She was going to meet her friends.  Tragedy struck as her friends were late.  She was waiting out there in full view of all that were at the mall, right next to her parents.  She kept staring into...
Do What You Can…

Do What You Can…

I was talking with my good friend Brian Herr about my sister’s latest blog post.  It was about the simple need for companionship.  It referenced my son Trey. He had a girlfriend in pre-school.  I mean, she was HIS girlfriend.  Other girls wanted his attention...
What Robs Your Joy?

What Robs Your Joy?

I have been to mountain top…for a bit.  I have dwelled in the valley…the darkest of valleys.  In both places I have found joy.  Being surrounded by loved ones as I watched my bride walk down the aisle for our blessed wedding day I could have exploded....