I have to admit that I used to believe that I didn’t have a lot of experience with death. I’ve had family members pass away in my lifetime, sure. I attended both my maternal grandmother (I was 9) and great-grandmother’s (I was 27) funerals. A maternal cousin passed away early this year at age 35. My paternal grandmother passed away when I was 28 or 29, we’re not exactly sure
Onions seem to be notorious for both their foul smell and their ubiquitous correlations to life itself.
I had a terrific day yesterday. Alissa and I headed down to the Valley of the Sun (and it was only 90!) to visit my best friend and her daughter. We had a grand time too. We spent the morning in IKEA, since I have not been in one since I lived in Seattle (in fact, that’s the only one I have been in), and it was a 2-story IKEA