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The “W” word

In less than two weeks is the 32nd anniversary of our son’s birth.   That February in 1982 was cold and snowy.  We lived in a little house in Chatham County where the wind blew through the beaded board and … Continue reading

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Tenacious

The inner clock.  I find it strange that I can set my clock for 7:00 a.m. and wake at 6:55a.m.  I know that other people do this too.  My dogs come to me at 2:45 p.m.  looking at me, the … Continue reading

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Wedded Bliss

The newlyweds are now back at our house after their relaxing days at the spa and resort where they spent the first part of their honeymoon.  I hope the honeymoon lasts for years.  The wedding was beautiful in many ways.  … Continue reading

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The Wedding

I have a friend who reminds me of the Meg Ryan‘s character in “When Harry Met Sally.”  Every time I have ever dined with her at any restaurant she is the last to order because she has a difficult time … Continue reading

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Peeling an onion

    I was asked this weekend, “why are you crying?”  The person asking me was a good friend, and well aware of the circumstances of the past few months.   What was not clear to them, from their perspective is … Continue reading

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What remains

Words fail thoughts falter time relentless paces on. Memories come some unbidden shoulders  turn away once offered to be cried upon. Grief has a timetable for those not grieving the sadness too much weight for the un-bereaved. The awful truth … Continue reading

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Enough for now.

Monday has come again.  It was a busy Monday for me with errands and  business to do.  A good friend met me and helped me with the transport of some paintings from one gallery to another.  The company of others … Continue reading

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this sucks

It is Monday of the 12th week since my son’s death.  One of his friends visited with us this weekend.  He is in fact the friend that was with our son the day he fell.  We tiptoed around each other … Continue reading

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Unsafe world

This journey will end when I end.   There is a subset of days in my journey that included my first born child, my son. That subset consists of 29 years and ended abruptly,tragically in an accident  for him while … Continue reading

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Finding our way

This is a journal of grief and coping.  There are spots of joy and laughter mixed in.  It is therapy for a broken heart. It is trying to find a familiar path in a world I no longer recognize.   … Continue reading

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