Category Archives: * R. i. P. *

Dave

Still reeling from tremendous shock and devastation after stumbling upon the top Google hit for Dave: his obituary. I felt sick as my gaze landed on the date of his death. September. These past seven months he hasn’t been MIA … Continue reading

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Spanakopita, Operation Varsity Blues, Beach

Day two without my phone and I’m acutely feeling its loss.  People glued to their devices get a bad rap, the assumption being they are constantly refreshing social media feeds and not doing something ‘important.’  I’m guilty of the mindless scrolling … Continue reading

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Denial, Fuel Center, WOW, Stu

  Champagne bottle shaken vigorously!  A metaphor tailor made for my emotions at the moment.  In previous posts I referenced floodgates opening, dams bursting– you get the idea.  With the immense changes in my life and the gratitude overflowing, I … Continue reading

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Cloudy without Sunny ☁️

* R.i.P. * Sunny Kimbrell 1986 – 2019 Sunny and Allen met in junior high at Bartlett.  Their tight-knit group was close throughout high school.  Although they drifted apart during his college era, they rekindled their friendship a few years … Continue reading

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Shay

I had every intention of writing my eulogy with this post….but I just can’t.  Not yet.  All I can say is that I love you, Shay. With infinite love, gratitude, and respect, Sloane

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2018

Our official family shot for the holidays.  Normally I use Red Stamp to make a card out of it but that simply isn’t feasible this year.  As with most of my stylish attire, the vest, leggings, and boots come from … Continue reading

Posted in * R. i. P. *, Adam, Addiction, Aunt Sarah, Dating, Depression, Family, Food, Holidays, Marley Hiller, Memphis, Mental Illness, My Parents, Neshoba, Recovery, Tatum | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Life

So what’s been happening in the many months since I blogged regularly?  Allow me to present a summary in photos…. One of my dearest friends, Shay, treated me to an unforgettable vacation.  We went to Orange Beach, Alabama, where we … Continue reading

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