Sorting through grandparent’s memories

My mother-in-law and father-in-law had four boys and they had seven grandchildren. They now have six since Charles’ death by suicide. Each of the Rogers’ boys got a box of pictures, mostly of the grandchildren and this was our box. So much nostalgia.

Charles spent a lot of time in Georgia with his Meemaw and Grandpa. Over the years, both boys spent a week with grandparents in addition to the week we spent at the beach. In fact, Charles went to Georgia after he was expelled from Wasatch for his second drug infraction just three weeks before graduation.

I had …

Pellet heart— #griefheart number 269

Pellet heart

This one has an interesting story behind it. We sold our Chesterfield county home to a family of 6 back in late 2015. When we were considering which offer to take, one of the real estate agents told our agent that the couple they were representing was so easy to work with. Now at this point, Charles had not died yet but we were definitely in crisis and having someone easy to work with was pretty attractive. So we took their offer.

We sold the house on a Sunday and 4 days later, Charles killed himself. Part of … Read more...