Monthly Archives: July 2011

Devon Eleven

Happy 11th birthday, Devon, my dear sweet boy. It should have been happy,anyway. Your birthday should have been a day of love and laughter, not tears and courtroom drama. I miss you. Monkey. Advertisements

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July 21, 2011

Didn’t go to court today. Manling’s mom testified and I just couldn’t go through seeing her parents tear themselves to piece for her again. Her father is supposed to testify tomorrow afternoon, so I think I will stay home again. … Continue reading

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July 20, 2011

Missed the morning session today. I understand the chaplain from the county jail facility spoke on her behalf. It came out that Manling has been writing to male inmates that she meets on the bus to court. Pretty disgusting – … Continue reading

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July 16, 2011

Had to testify yesterday. That was hard. Not just because it’s hard to get up and talk about these things, but because it’s all much harder to deal with a second time than the first time. I expected it would … Continue reading

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July 13, 2011

I had an appointment with my therapist today. Considered cancelling because of court, but then decided I probably needed it more than ever because of court. I’m having difficulty getting the images of Neals body and Ian’s autopsied stomach out … Continue reading

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Tedium

Did you know that a long day of sitting in a courtroom listening to testimony about IP addresses and subscriber ids can turn your brains to mush? It’s true. After that a serious motion about redacted information can turn into … Continue reading

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Not a Fun Day

You know, I told myself over and over again that it would be easier to go through this a second time. I lied to me. It isn’t easier at all. It’s wretched. Today the District Attorney showed little Ian’s stomach … Continue reading

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