10. Grandma Ava

I wouldn’t be surprised if I searched for ‘selfless’ in the dictionary and found your name listed there. You were always caring for anyone who needed it. Whether it was your parents, siblings, nieces and nephews, or grandchildren, you were always thinking of someone else. Continue reading


9. Grandma Helen

Grandma Helen,

I never actually met you since you died before I was born. But you have still been an instrumental part of my life. You birthed my mom. You named me. My name probably wouldn’t be La’Tia if it wasn’t for you. I wish I could ask you why you chose that name. Did you just like the way it sounded or did you think being ‘the aunt’ would be important to my life. Continue reading