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Robbie's Life
About Robbie
Cherished Memories
Memories of Summers at the Beach
Robbie's Life and Last Day
Robbie's Legacy
Remembering Robbie
Robbie's Miracles
Robbie's Fading Handprints
Oh, Robbie Boy, I Miss You So!

Photos of Robbie
Photos, Page 1
Photos, Page 2
Photos, Page 3
Photos, Page 4

Robbie's Art and Hobbies
Robbie's Cross-Stitch Projects
Robbie's Drawings and Paintings

Poems For Robbie
Original Memorial Poems By Robbie's Mom
Memorial Poems by Other Authors
More Memorial Poems by Other Authors
Poems For Broken Hearts
A Special Train Poem for Robbie
Robbie's Little Toy Train     NEW Jan 2009!
Collection of All Poems I've Written for Robbie Over the Years

Robbie's Anniversaries in Heaven
1st Anniversary, 2001, When Sadness Comes
2nd Anniversary, 2002, A Soul-Searching Prayer
3rd Anniversary, 2003, I Will Remember!
4th Anniversary, 2004, Missing You
5th Anniversary, 2005, Tracing Rainbows Through the Rain
6th Anniversary, 2006, May Your Light Always Shine!
7th Anniversary, 2007, A Beautiful Quilt Made by Diane Kayser
8th Anniversary, 2008, Eight Years in Heaven
9th Anniversary, 2009, You Went Away in Early Spring
10th Anniversary, 2010, A Long Way from Home
11th Anniversary, 2011, Each Step I Take Just Leads Me Closer Home
12th Anniversary, 2012, Robbie Remembered After 12 Years
13th Anniversary, 2013, Remembering Robbie with 16 White Roses

Robbie's Birthdays in Heaven
20th Birthday, 2003
21st Birthday, 2004
Birthdays Through the Years, 2005
Gifts for Robbie's 23rd Birthday, 2006
Gifts for Robbie's 24th Birthday, 2007
Robbie's 25th Birthday, 2008
Robbie's 26th Birthday, 2009
Robbie's 27th Birthday, 2010
At Close of Day, Robbie's 28th Birthday, 2011
Robbie's 29th Birthday, 2012
Autumn Leaves, Robbie's 30th Birthday, 2013

Holidays Through the Years
Welcome New Year of 2009!
Robbie, My Forever Valentine, 2006
Sweetness from the Heart, Valentine's Day 2007
Love Goes On Forever, Valentine's Day 2008
Robbie, My Forever Love, Valentine's Day 2009
Easter, 2005
Easter, 2006
Easter, 2007
Easter, 2008
Easter, 2009
Mother's Day, 2009
Halloween Through the Years
Halloween Gifts Sent to Robbie
The Pumpkin Express - Halloween 2008
Fright Night - Halloween 2011
Thanksgiving ~ Giving Thanks
Christmas, 2004, You'll Be Home for Christmas
Christmas, 2005, Remembering Visits with Santa
Christmas, 2006, Christmas Memories
Christmas, 2007, Missing You at Christmas
Christmas, 2008, A Candle in the Window
Christmas, 2009, Remembering: A Christmas Train for Robbie
Christmas, 2010, Remembering Robbie at Christmas
Christmas, 2011, Christmas Memories of Robbie
Christmas, 2012, Remembering Robbie's First Christmas

Family Pages
Site Map for Sierra and Cheyenne's Pages
My Granddaughter, Sierra
My Granddaughter, Cheyenne- First Year
A Special Love - Cheyenne and Our Cat, Samantha
Cheyenne's First Birthday, 2008

Miscellaneous Pages
Robbie's Guestbook and Guestmap
Quilt Made for Robbie by Spreading Smiles Group
Other Memorials for Robbie
Robbie's Angel Friends in Heaven
Reflections - Thank You to Those Who Helped
Links and Sources for Bereaved Parents
Vote for Robbie on Topsite Lists
Awards Won From Topsite Lists
Robbie's Awards Which You Can Apply For
Awards Presented to Robbie's Site
Awards, Page 2
Awards, Page 3
Awards, Page 4
Awards, Page 5
Awards, Page 6
Gifts Presented to Robbie's Site
Gifts Presented to Robbie's Site, Page 2

Other Pages on this Site
From My Desk, Poetry by Saralyn
Robbie's Sibling, Angel Baby Jordan
In Memory of Our Angel Babies
Christmas Friends, 6 pages
Robbie's Grandfather, Roy L. McAfee





It was my dream that died, not you.
You are whole and complete!
It was my hope that died, not you.
You are perfectly fulfilled!
It was an earthly body that died, not you.
You are abundantly, forever alive!

My hopes and dreams may have died
When your earthly body died...
But my love for you is
Abundantly, forever alive!!!

And when we meet in heaven, all my dreams
Will be whole and complete,
All my hopes
Will be perfectly fulfilled,
And we will be
Abundantly, forever,
TOGETHER!!!

-Arlene Stamy


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You're at Peace in His Love

I recall the day Jesus called you home,
And He set you free from all the hurts and pain,
Now you live with Him in joy that never ends,
And one day I know I'll join you there and see you once again.

Though for now you're gone, it is just a little while
Till the Lord gathers all up above.
As I think of you now, there is comfort and a smile;
You're at peace in His love.

When you left that day, we had to wonder why,
Still so many things we do not understand.
But we trust in God Who makes our lives complete,
And by faith we carry onward, for our lives are in His hand.

Though for now you're gone, it is just a little while
Till the Lord gathers all up above.
As I think of you now, there is comfort and a smile;
You're at peace in His love.

With the angels you sing in your new-found home,
To the One Who will dry every tear.
One day we will join the chorus up above,
We shall all be reunited, and the night shall disappear!

Though for now you're gone, it is just a little while
Till the Lord gathers all up above.
As I think of you now, there is comfort and a smile,
You're at peace in His love.
You're at peace in His love.


Copyright 1999 by Elton Smith and Larry Holder

(Used with permission)

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"Grief isn't a sign of weakness, nor a lack of faith---it is the price of love."



Grief remains one of the few things that has the power to silence us.
It is a whisper in the world and a clamor within.
More than sex, more than faith, even more than its usher death,
grief is unspoken, publicly ignored
except for those few moments at the funeral that are over too quickly,
or the conversations among the cognoscenti,
those of us who recognize in one another
a kindred chasm deep in the center of who we are.
Maybe we do not speak of it because death will mark all of us, sooner or later.
Or maybe it is unspoken because grief is only the first part of it.
After a time it becomes something less sharp but larger, too,
a more enduring thing called loss.
Perhaps that is why this is the least explored passage:
because it has no end.
The world loves closure,
loves a thing that can, as they say, be gotten through.
This is why it comes as a great surprise to find that loss is forever,
that two decades after the event there are those occasions
when something in you cries out at the continual presence of an absence.

-- Anna Quindlen



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This lovely plaque is from Rose Mary.
Please click on the picture to visit
her special memorial site, God Hears You!
Thank you, Rose Mary, for this precious gift.



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The song you are listening to is DREAMS,
an original, copyrighted composition by Margi Harrell, and is used here with her kind and generous permission.
You may visit her wonderful site,
where her CD's are available for purchase, by clicking on her logo.

The heavenly image of Robbie at the top of this page
was created by Sara Duncan. Please visit Sara's wonderful website, Aras Imaging,
by clicking on her logo above. And while you are there,
be sure to visit her beautiful tributes to her son Mark and her daughter Whendy.
Thank you, Sara, for this extraordinary image which I will always cherish!





Thank you, Beth!