It was a bit startling to see Mom’s name listed in this year’s Book of Remembrance. it just reminded me of how much change I’ve gone through these past several months without her, both for good and not so great. Despite the fact that she isn’t here anymore, I’m probably the happiest and most settled that I’ve ever been. That feels weird, almost like I’m betraying her memory but I know I’m not. The best way I can honor her is to keep living and embracing the changes as they come.