Friday, December 27, 2013

Christmas Relief

It is with relief that I bid adieu to another Christmas. While not so gut wrenchingly painful as the last two years it it still awful to miss Eva and be joyful. Christmas is okay now, which is a vast improvement on terrible, but still...

Three things made it easier. 1) time. 2) opening Eva's stocking of memories and weeping over memories I had forgotten but which were gifted back to me. 3) the fantastic coffee table that Mike made for our family, which I have wanted to have in the living room for so long. A table for the kids to colour, Lego, puzzle on and have Eva in the midst of our living space. Not just on a shelf.

Without further ado, here it is...


  1. That is beautiful! What a wonderful way of making her part of your

  2. That is beautiful and a wonderful idea.

  3. So unbelievably special.

  4. Love this! What a beautiful sweet idea!!!!