April 10, 2017

Because of Justin

Because of Justin……..   I have gained a new purpose, new friends, new hope, and a renewed sense of life.  Justin’s death was the spark for all I am now thankful for.  He is the inspiration and the reason for Blankets of Love South Bay which has opened up new paths for me and an exciting future.   Through Blankets of Love South Bay I have been blessed with so many new friends that I never would have known otherwise.  We all share a common passion for knitting or crocheting but all these wonderful women truly want to make a […]
February 4, 2017

How Does one Recover From the Death of a Child Due to Addiction?

To say that 2016 was a tough year is an understatement.  But there are so many paradoxes as well.  I return to December of 2015 and where I was and what was going on.  My beautiful son Justin was an addict, but alive.  But he spent the entire Christmas holiday in jail in Vista, California.  His ‘rap sheet’ was a mile long and to be honest, I am not sure what he was jailed for this time.  It is nearly impossible to keep track of all these arrests, infractions, problems, crises, and traumas for twelve years.  Eventually you file away […]