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Life Update

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When it rains, it pours. Am I right? I’ve been more than a little radio silent over the last few days (most of last week), and while things are finally starting to settle down on the home front – I’m slowly settling back into the flow of every day life vs. plowing full speed ahead. 

After a long three week battle my sister passed away last Monday, and I spent most of last week with my family, working through funeral arrangements, and planning what next steps were in regards to some family matters.

Due to a larger than average age gap (20+ years) along with some other circumstances my sister and I were never close, but I’m officially getting to the age where I realize that life’s more fleeting than I used to care to admit. 

My challenge to you this week is to learn to live in the moment and hold your loved ones closer than usual because tomorrow is never promised today. 

Keeping today short and sweet, but wanted to stop by with a life update and to break radio silence after taking some much needed time off. We will return to regularly scheduled programming tomorrow morning, bright and early.

18 Comments

  • Iris May 2, 2016 at 12:52 PM

    I’m sorry for your loss. Take care.

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  • Mara Bowen May 2, 2016 at 1:48 PM

    Oh Josh… I’m sorry. I’m glad your back and I love your brown hair! Life can deal us crappy blows, but we grow and learn from them, and some are life-altering, but we learn from those times also.

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    • Josh @ The Kentucky Gent May 2, 2016 at 4:40 PM

      Couldn’t agree more! And thank you, BUT it’s actually a very dark grey in these photos, haha. For some reason though it looks brown here.

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  • Hannah (The Homesteady) May 2, 2016 at 1:49 PM

    Josh, I am so so sorry for your and your family’s loss. Take good gentle care of yourself. <3

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    • Josh @ The Kentucky Gent May 2, 2016 at 4:40 PM

      Thank you Hannah! Took it slow and steady for the rest of last week after the funeral, and it was much needed.

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  • Alicia Chew May 2, 2016 at 2:21 PM

    I’m so sorry, Josh. I’ll be keeping you and your family in my thoughts!!

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  • Emily Ho May 2, 2016 at 4:33 PM

    Sending healing thoughts and virtual hugs.

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  • Jessica Camerata May 2, 2016 at 5:09 PM

    Hope you’re doing well! xoxoxo

    xo Jessica

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  • Katie @ Pearls and Twirls May 2, 2016 at 7:28 PM

    So so sorry for your loss Josh! Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers! xo!

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  • The DCFashion Fool May 3, 2016 at 10:17 AM

    You are in my thoughts Josh!

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  • Salman Dean May 3, 2016 at 12:41 PM

    I’m so sorry to hear about your loss 🙁

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