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Life is Sweet, Even Without Sugar

 

November 27, 2019

Over the past six years our family traditions have changed. When your child is gone it feels so different to carry on and celebrate. I remember the first time I belly laughed after she had died, I felt so guilty - like I was supposed to be mourning her and not having any fun.

Soon, though, I realized that my daughter loved laughter and family togetherness at any time but for some reason she loved Thanksgiving so very much, AND loved gravy. I don't mean she put some on her mashed potatoes: I mean she had her own gravy boat, just for her. She would pour gravy on her taters and even drink it...



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