Monthly Archives: January 2018

It’s often bittersweet

It's often bittersweet to know that there are so many of us out there but also comforting to know we are not alone and we understand. No need for useless words or phrases. We we spend time together we laugh, we cry and we share about our children. There is an undeniable bond we all…
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The Word is Change

Dear Family, Friends and Supporters, A little over a year ago I shared the word growth after about four years of feeling stuck – in my grief, personally…in every way one can be stuck. Finally, around about year four in this journey when I shared that word, I felt as though I was beginning to…
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For Ian

  For Ian by Ashley Prout McAvey ’92  On April 9, 2016, my beautiful brother and dearest friend, Ian Uppercu Prout ’90, ended his life.  From then on, my life, and my family’s, was bifurcated into two distinct periods: before April 9 and afterApril 9. The pain of that finality, that physical loss, cannot be…
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Happy Birthday Brian

April 2nd, 2016. A day that brings both my greatest joy but also my greatest pain. Brian Timothy Dagle was born April 2, 1992. But he never made it to April 2nd 2012 to celebrate his 20th birthday. So this year on April 2nd, as usual, I was felt lost, sad, and empty.It was our…
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