|Taken at his 16th birthday celebration, you can see more pictures here.|
You are missed. Today you would have turned 19 years old; you'd be turning into an adult. I wish you were here to play with your niece and nephew and be their twinner too. I wish that we, as a family, had better rituals to celebrate you and your memory. I wish that we knew how to honor you and remember you on your special day, in a way that we could all laugh together and remember the fun and love we shared. We have rituals and routines in our culture that help us remember so many other important dates, but what do we do to honor and remember those that we love that are no longer with us?