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Farewell Beloved Smokie

I don’t even know how to write this…

Smokie passed away, renal failure after a kidney blockage; it was fast, bloody and completely unexpected.  My… 239 more words

Blog

A Time To Mourn

My apologies to chance for calling it necessity.
My apologies to necessity if I’m mistaken, after all.
Please, don’t be angry, happiness, that I take you as my due.

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Personal

From my Journal – Week of November 5, 2017

On Monday, last week, I arrived at Woodland Terrace around 10 expecting to see Thelma at her place at the breakfast table. 385 more words

Caregiving

Cancer, Faith, and Unexpected Joy By Becky Baudouin - a Book Review

Reviewed by Richard R. Blake

Finding Hope and Help in Seasons of Grief and Suffering

Becky Baudouin was devastated when she learned of an inoperable tumor on her mother’s lung?   233 more words

Caregiving

Ashes to Ashes

Hey guys! This post contains descriptions of a dead body. It’s not gory, and isn’t over-the-top, but it’s real. Just letting you know, in case that kind of thing isn’t for you.  1,775 more words

Faith

Pool of Grief

I’ve always thought of grief as a pool. Not a swimming pool, but a large body of water, dark and cold and full things mysterious, lake-like. 643 more words

Faith

The Shit List

What not to say to the newly bereaved/ annoying things people say to me:

FYI, my fiancé died, so I guess most of these relate to partner deaths, or just my overactive, over analysing mind. 573 more words