Friday, April 20, 2012

I'm Getting Older Too

Without going into too much detail, today marks the 6th anniversary of one of the most devastating events that I've ever experienced. Usually I slip into a deep funk when I think back, but this year feels different. I'm still sad. But, I feel older this year. And maybe the added year and the experiences I've had with the birth of Cedric and Ezra make me reflect differently on tragedies of the past. And I'm glad I read this post on Toban's blog this morning as it reminded me of this song, which seems fitting for today (and also tangentially relates to my kids).

So, today when happy hour arrives at your location, please drink a toast to your friends and realize that we only have our friends and family for a short time.

Love and Peace,


  1. Douglas, Sorry to hear about what happened, thank you for sharing. I can't imagine what it may be but your journey, your writing, your blog and your two beautiful boys have been inspiring me and other people all over the world.

    Love and Peace as well from Canada,


  2. Ditto what Toban and Aleksandra said.
    Hope this sad day passes quickly for you and glad you are healing.

  3. I hope ur boys make u laugh all day and melt away the sadness and pain