• The Last Goodby, the First Hello (#4)

    The Last Goodby, the First Hello (#4)

    FOUR Nearly two months had passed since her father’s death, and as early spring sunlight streamed through the dusty window of her father’s—now Uncle Cullen’s—bedroom, Sadie sat cross-legged in front...

    The Last Goodby, the First Hello (#4)

    FOUR Nearly two months had passed since her father’s death, and as early spring sunlight streamed through the dusty window of her father’s—now Uncle Cullen’s—bedroom, Sadie sat cross-legged in front...

  • The Last Goodbye, the First Hello (#3)

    The Last Goodbye, the First Hello (#3)

    THREE The last glimmers of daylight receded, leaving the kitchen bathed in the warm glow of the hearth, and with their meal finished, Sadie and Uncle Cullen worked together to...

    The Last Goodbye, the First Hello (#3)

    THREE The last glimmers of daylight receded, leaving the kitchen bathed in the warm glow of the hearth, and with their meal finished, Sadie and Uncle Cullen worked together to...

  • The Last Goodbye, the First Hello (#2)

    The Last Goodbye, the First Hello (#2)

    TWO As Pastor Duncan's footsteps faded into the distance, Sadie turned towards Uncle Cullen, her eyes still rimmed with red, and they felt so puffy she wondered how she could...

    The Last Goodbye, the First Hello (#2)

    TWO As Pastor Duncan's footsteps faded into the distance, Sadie turned towards Uncle Cullen, her eyes still rimmed with red, and they felt so puffy she wondered how she could...

  • The Last Goodbye, the First Hello (#1)

    The Last Goodbye, the First Hello (#1)

    ONE Sadie sat by the window, her fingers tracing the frost patterns on the glass. Outside, the harsh Montana winter draped the world in a blanket of white, its cold...

    The Last Goodbye, the First Hello (#1)

    ONE Sadie sat by the window, her fingers tracing the frost patterns on the glass. Outside, the harsh Montana winter draped the world in a blanket of white, its cold...

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