Jennifer Funk Fine Art

Brad Funk


“You will lose someone you can’t live without, and your heart will be badly broken, and the bad news is that you never completely get over the loss of your beloved. But this is also the good news. They live forever in your broken heart that doesn’t seal back up. And you come through. It’s …

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We sang while making dinner the other day. And I missed you. But it wasn’t the aching, lump in my throat missing you that I usually feel when a wave of missing you comes on…. It was just missing you, because I know you would have been singing right along with us and having a …

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After Brad died I used to have the most horrible, crushingly sad dream.    In the dream I had just lost Brad again.   Throughout the whole dream I was running all over looking for him and I could never find him.  People I would pass would say, “he just went that way.” “he just …

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Brad – Do you remember when Ty was trying out for soccer at Burkburnett Middle School? And, you must have been flying lates that day because you were home and I was telling you how nervous I was for her and how much I hoped she would make it… on and on. etc etc. And …

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10 Years

10 yrs ago this last weekend I met my soul mate. And he changed everything. I’ve been thinking about that magical little weekend 10 years ago a lot over this past month. Thinking about the totally random miraculous way we even met. (blind date, set up by someone I had met, I think once, about …

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Brad Funk on Duty


Widow.    When I  realized that at age 33,  that title applied to me – it made me physically sick. I completely rejected that word and everything that it stood for.   I never refer to myself as a widow. (it’s ironic that my blog has this word in the title. – really I’ve always …

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It was your birthday on Saturday. It is always bittersweet, But we had a good day. We celebrated and tried to make it about you. The girls loved it.  They scribbled on balloons and blew out candles.  We watched home movies and Ty even loved that part.  Your last birthday that we spent together was …

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