Hello friends. I think this is the first week since I started blogging that I haven’t posted something new. After losing my friend, Jessica (see my last post) and all of the terrible things that have happened in the world (Paris, Donald Trump), I’ve been left speechless. That doesn’t happen to often.
I have so many opinions on all of the horrible things that have happened in the last week but, I’m tired. I’m emotionally exhausted so, even though writing about it is usually therapeutic for me, I’m finding that words are hard to come by. So, I’m not going to push it.
There have been some wonderful things that have happened this week, despite all the sadness. A group of people got together here in NYC to say goodbye to Jessica and I met some incredible people who had stories to share about her. That was priceless. We had friends stay over this weekend and going out with our children to the Times Square Toys R Us was a welcome distraction. My students, who are creating an original show in just 15 sessions are doing and great job and blowing me away. So, there is good. There is a lot of it. I just need one more day of “blah” before I’m ready to move on. That’s all I’m allowed.
In the meantime, here are some family pictures we took. We did the same thing last year just weeks before my mastectomy. It was nice to have the experience, but on the other side of cancer. Enjoy them!!
*All photos courtesy of Julia Newman at Julia Newman Photography. julianewman.com