When I created this blog, my main objective was to comment on art and culture and keep my personal life out of the picture. But recent events have given me reason to do otherwise. A dear friend of mine, Chris, recently became a father for the second time. His son, Apollo-Max, was born March 8th, almost 2 months early. Unfortunately, he was only 3lbs. and had many complications, but he was a fighter. He built up his strength and was released a month later, only to be readmitted. Although he had fought for life for over a month and a half, on Monday, May 3rd, Apollo-Max went home to his eternal Father. It’s hard to put into words the thoughts and feelings I have had during this time for my friend Chris and his family. I can’t imagine the grief of losing a child and would hope no one would have to experience that kind of pain. While his time on this earth was short, the impact that Apollo-Max left is unforgettable. Apollo-Max, you brought joy to your family for 2 months and now you will bring joy to your heavenly Father. Chris, Roella and Miles, know that you are loved by us and we wish you peace and comfort through this valley in life.