Not Okay

Not Okay

On Saturday, November 14, we passed the three month mark of that terrible day in August.  Three months.  On the one hand, it’s gone by so quickly.  How can it already be three months?  On the other hand, the days are so slow.  Each hour is...
Feeling Special

Feeling Special

Yesterday was Dragon’s birthday.  He would have been 15. Dragon loved celebrating his birthday.  I asked him once, “What’s the best part about your birthday?”  to which he answered, “Feeling special.”  I wish I had done more in the past to...
Live Life

Live Life

I’m so glad we went back to Taiwan together last year with my parents. This Wednesday, November 4, will be Dragon’s birthday. It’s going to be a really hard day for us, thinking back to Dragon’s past birthdays, thinking of all the future birthdays we won’t get...
Pumpkin Dragon

Pumpkin Dragon

I had always been attracted to the vibrant oranges of pumpkins and the promises of Fall and trick-or-treaters and a Thanksgiving table laden with turkey that those pumpkins represented.  When Dragon was born on November 4, 2000, after we brought him home, I was...