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It Was One Year Ago…

January 11, 2011. Not my favourite day, by any means.

At roughly 7:00pm we get a phone call from my wife’s brother to tell us that their older sister, Brenda, hasn’t been seen or heard from since early that morning. Phoned in sick to work. Cell phone off. Nothing.

(We also get a phone call . . . → Read More: It Was One Year Ago…

Life Returns to “Normal”

Well, even though my holidays officially were over last weekend, this week things return back to “normal”. We’ve wished Jordan and Rachel a fond farewell as they head back to Thunder Bay and we just dropped our niece off at the train station for her trek back to Woodstock. School starts tomorrow for all our . . . → Read More: Life Returns to “Normal”

Grief, Confusion, Sorrow and Rejoicing

I realize it’s been two weeks since I last posted anything here. It’s not because I didn’t want to. It’s because I didn’t know what to say.

Three weeks ago today, my wife’s sister, Brenda, went missing. Two weeks ago today they found her body. She passed away peacefully, free from her depression and anxiety, . . . → Read More: Grief, Confusion, Sorrow and Rejoicing

The waiting ends. The mourning begins.

What can I say at this point. We had hoped and prayed for the best, even while fearing the worst.

This morning Brenda was found, but unfortunately not alive.

She is free from the depression she endured. She is free from the anxieties of this world. We will mourn, for sure, but we rejoice that . . . → Read More: The waiting ends. The mourning begins.

Lack of News

It’s been two days since I last wrote anything on here about Brenda’s disappearance. That’s because there really is no news.

I wish I was able to write that they have found her and that she is okay. I wish that I could write that it’s all been a big misunderstanding. I wish that I . . . → Read More: Lack of News