In scanning over some of my years on Facebook, I came across this group of pictures from 2011 when Kaitlyn had moved into her apartment in Winston-Salem, NC where she had just started medical school. I wanted to show these pictures because her apartment was so beautiful and she took such great pride in it. Though it was changed around a bit before she died and some new items purchased, it pretty much looked similar to this. She also painted the walls in the ones that have color because she didn’t want them to be white.
All the beautiful furniture and things she most painstakingly picked out. The main things like couch, table, dining room furniture, bedroom furniture, I was with her when she picked them out. I had nothing to do with her picking them out because she was the one with so much wonderful taste, but I remember that day and how much fun we had as we went all over Wilmington trying to find just the right things. All the other smaller things, frames, curtains, bathroom things, chair, etc. were bought by her over time. Now all that you see in these pictures are scattered between my house and the house of her sister Stephanie. The only images you see that are not gone somewhere else is me and her daddy. We are still here, but we are not the same. And most of all, tragically, Kaitlyn is no longer here either.
To look upon these items that she held so dearly and to see her sweet beautiful face that is no longer here fills me with unutterable despair.