Today there is a shadow of sadness passing through the world of blogs. I don't really belong to that world but I do read quite a few of the more well known ladies, and I have been reading about sweet Henry Granju for a while now. Here's his story: http://www.mamapundit.com.
I am reminded of my cousin who died from similar causes and of myself and of my husband, who thankfully escaped the clutches of active addiction. I think of my son and I worry about his adolescence, and am glad it's almost ten years away.