The Funeral

My aunt Kelly had a beautiful service. I got to see many family I haven’t seen in a long time. There was bouquets of beautiful flowers surrounding beautiful pictures of my beautiful aunt. We weren’t ready to say goodbye. I will miss you for the rest of my life. Not surprisingly, I didn’t have a… Continue Reading

Another One Bites The Dust

I didn’t title this for my aunt, which also makes sense because in less than a year in 2015-2016 we lost 5 close family members, including my young grandpa, my step- grandmother, my aunt Kristina (all very young) and a cousin to non Hodgkin lymphoma. Unfortunately, today I lost another friend. We’ve been friends for… Continue Reading


Today I feel sad and I feel guilty. I don’t even remember the last time I saw my aunt, I believe it was around Easter. She met my boyfriend and asked a bunch of awkward intrusive questions like she always did. We were always really close. I used to go to her house and stay… Continue Reading

For My Aunt

I have 26 years on this earth with you as my aunt. You weren’t just an aunt to me, though. You truly were more. I hope you are at peace with your dad, I know grandpa loves the company. Rest in heaven aunt Kelly.

Aunt Kelly

Yesterday I lost my aunt to a house fire. She was trapped on the second floor. I was very close to her my entire life, she always called me Kiralyn. My first and middle name. She let me drive her car when I was 14 and we never told my dad… until yesterday while we… Continue Reading