Goodbye 2017 and are you aware what, you weren't too onerous on us. When I began this weblog (5 years and 1 day in the past – Happy Birthday The Brick Castle) I had no concept that it could report the toughest, most nerve-racking and saddest years of my life. The time once I actually grew up. We are nonetheless right here and combating match, and I hope your Christmas was nearly as good as ours.
Five years in the past we had a bunch of youngsters and a couple of little youngsters. Now we’ve four grownup youngsters (three of whom have moved out), a 7 yr previous and a 9 yr previous nearly as tall as I’m. Our household has advanced quickly, as we all the time knew it could, and the weblog has gone from Orchard Toys and film books to drones and chapter books – however the LEGO stays.
Losing Elspeth will all the time be one of many largest influences in our youngsters's lives. They will all the time have a sister who isn't there, experiences they'll by no means have, jokes they need to have been in a position to share. They'll all the time see that vacant chair, however they’re all studying to stay with that.
Our youngsters's lives are unfold out forward of them and so they can all see a manner ahead. There is extra worth in that than I might ever specific in phrases. They are all reaching out for the chances forward and my coronary heart bursts with satisfaction at how robust they've grow to be. It is all the time price carrying on, you have got the potential to be a terrific individual.
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