Today’s the fourth anniversary of Mom’s death. I don’t have much to say today; the longer it is, the more grief and memory are just a daily thing versus a “before this date, everything was okay” comparison. I wish she was still here. I wish I could show her my quilts and my cakes. I’m glad she’s not sick anymore.

1. This onion definitely made me cry:


2. That’s okay, though, because this kid knows what to say to someone who’s crying:


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3. This was my dad’s theme song for the first few months after mom’s death. It’s just what you have to do: keep on keepin’ on.

PS–First Aid Kit is coming to town in May! Maybe Dad and I should go.