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Fierce, determined hands

I could write for a long time about grief. I have buried too many people. The scar of grief was first carved by my parents’ divorce. 590 more words


Patricia A. Nugent: The End Times?

It wasn’t the wine that made me ask The Question; it was the conversation over dinner.

Since leaving my hometown close to 40 years ago, I rarely get to see these friends from high school.  1,235 more words

Social Justice

TV Recap: 'The Strain – Last Rites'

It’s never easy to give up on a patient, but it’s time for us to admit that The Strain may be too far gone to save. 675 more words


The One Where Stuff Started Happening Again... Channel Surfing: The Strain - Last Rites

So, after three weeks (at minimum) of moving slower than molasses in wintertime, the show picked up this week in Last Rites; they’ve been building up to it slowly (oh, so slowly), but the season finale is next week so something had to happen! 949 more words


Baby Memorial

Today in Haverfordwest a stone memorial and four trees were dedicated to the lives of 420 babies who were buried in unmarked graves.

(Councillor Huw George, Cabinet Member for Environmental and Regulatory Services, and Pat James at the Memorial in City Road Cemetery) 135 more words

Family Life

The Strain - "Last Rites"

It’s easy to forget that the entire mess in New York has been caused because of one man, Eldritch Palmer. A man who has been bedridden and ultimately inert the entire season. 470 more words