Until the last breathe

I remember reading this 3.5 years ago and I thought I would never have read anything that summed it up like this. Here we are as time has moved further away and it still holds true. Billy took this photograph on his birthday at Sands Point and it truly is one of my favorite photos. Because in this photo I know on this day he was truly happy.


My son had it right. He stopped and noticed everything in this world. When life took him down, he walked the gardens or sat by the water and took photographs of all of the beautiful things that make you feel alive. On days that he did not feel like he was. I’m so greatful for those moments you stopped and captured what was beautiful that day. I will have them forever


Drawings by Billy

When my granddaughter was little she loved frozen. She would sing the song over and over. We went to see Frozen 2 today together. I thought of my son and wished he was with us. Anna sang a song in the movie and the tears started to fall.

The Next Right ThingSong by Kristen BellFollow

  1. I’ve seen dark before, but not like this
    This is cold, this is empty, this is numb
    The life I knew is over, the lights are out
    Hello, darkness, I’m ready to succumb
    I follow you around, I always have
    But you’ve gone to a place I cannot find
    This grief has a gravity, it pulls me down
    But a tiny voice whispers in my mind
    You are lost, hope is gone
    But you must go on
    And do the next right thing
    Can there be a day beyond this night?
    I don’t know anymore what is true
    I can’t find my direction, I’m all alone
    The only star that guided me was you
    How to rise from the floor?
    But it’s not you I’m rising for
    Just do the next right thing
    Take a step, step again
    It is all that I can to do
    The next right thing
    I won’t look too far ahead
    It’s too much for me to take
    But breakā€¦