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The things we leave behind

Today I finally got the necklace back. It was sitting at the jewelry store in a drawer – fixed – but no one ever bothered to call and tell me. 281 more words


The Ghost Who Haunts Me

Last November I wrote about the tragic death of Genaro Zaragoza-Valencia, a 73 year old man who was the victim of a hit & run accident. 305 more words

Mad Ramblings & Ponderments

Review: Life After Life

Life After Life
By Kate Atkinson
(Reagan Arthur Books, Hardcover, 9780316176484, April 2013, 544pp.)

The Short of It:

Interesting premise and at times, fluid, beautifully written passages but overall, one of the most frustrating reads I’ve read in years. 297 more words

Book Review

I Lost My Mom To Breast Cancer: How I Survived The Storm That Sent Me To Hell And Back

You never think it will happen to you. Never. Not in a million years. 

Then it does, and the entire time, it feels like you’re in the eye of a hurricane. 3,649 more words

About Life, Death and the Pole Star

On Death,  Kahlil Gibran

‘You would know the secret of death.
But how shall you find it unless you seek it in the heart of life?’ 901 more words

Bowel Cancer


Palindromes are two-way reads.
Whichever way you turn them, they tell you the same thing.
It’s kind of claustrophobic inside a palindrome.
But also hypnotic, like a mantra, an endless lulling loop. 370 more words


OWL Always Love You

It happened without an obvious warning sign & was somehow undetected by my “Muma” radar which is so unlike me. Now it is my burden to bear for the rest of my days. 3,909 more words