Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Happy Birthday Ella!

Happy Birthday Ella!

Friday, June 4, 2010

Happy Birthday Yaw

Happy Birthday Yaw!

Monday, May 31, 2010

A Beautiful Memorial Day

Family and Friends.

It has now been a year since our sweet son, Brigham James Reneer, passed away. We love and miss him dearly.

This past year we have reflected on the love and support shown to our family through this incredible journey. We thank all of you.

Our love, with Brigham's, we send to you.

Randy and Julie

We hope you enjoy this memorial tribute. We thank Jed, Mindy, Scott, and Alpha for sharing their gifts.

YouTube video

Sunday, May 23, 2010

One Year Ago

One year ago today we buried our son Brigham. The rain sprinkled softly as we arrived at his spot. I remember thinking the rain was tears for us from heaven. The rain stopped. The children released white balloons to the skies. Emily sang while Daniel played. RR dedicated Brigham's precious spot. Our family laid Brigham's body to rest.
It is raining now.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Ahhh my Ella.

Today is Ella's kindergarten class Talent Show.
I tried giving her ideas of what she could do.
She did not like any of them.
She found her own talents to share.
In her pink hello kitty backpack is a rainbow cape, Brigham's magician hat, the faux white rose that Nana gave to her after her dance recital last night, and a jar full of dirt, worms, and other crawly creatures found in the yard while she was gardening with me this morning.
Ella informed me that she is sharing two talents with her class.

Ella: the amazing worm trainer who pulls flowers out of her hat!

She was beaming when I dropped her off. Oh, how I wish I could see her perform but no parents allowed.

Monday, May 17, 2010

"Until the Wind Changes"

Mary Poppins, you won't ever leave us, will you?
Will you stay if we promise to be good?
Whatever would we do without you?

I shall stay until the wind changes.

This morning I feel like the wind has changed as we begin the second year without our son.
The first year has been unique. It is hard for us to believe it can be a whole year without him. This past year has gone by faster than any other year of our life. I wonder if it is because we feel him close helping us through.

I have this desire to cleanse. Feel like I have been pausing for awhile. Seems like change is happening all around.

Friday, September 18, 2009

I think I am back - maybe - slowly

Flying Kites May 15 2008 -

Today is Friday. 18 weeks. Wow. I miss him.