When the weather is fantastic and the whole family is free, a beach day is obviously going to happen. Mom and grandma prepped the food, dad and grandpa got the car ready, I gathered all the beach games, and Jenny…well Jenny went to the beach with her friends. It wasn’t ideal but I got it.
I sat there staring at the framed photo of dad and I at my high school graduation and with a sigh, picked up a piece of bubble wrap and carefully folded it over the picture. Placing it gently in the box that contained the rest of the pictures I had on shelf over my TV,
It all started on my younger brother Joseph’s 18th Birthday. At the time, there was no way of knowing it was the start of anything, but in retrospect, it is clear that is when it started. But I guess I need to go back a little bit farther for that to make any sense. My