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Furniture

I have in my studio the one non-office chair my son purchased. It is chair from Ikea. I was with him when he shopped for it. 583 more words

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The End of March

Dear Son,

Your dad has retired from his job.  He seems to be content with the choice.  He could have worked longer.  He could be like some men I know who identify so closely with their job that leaving it is like leaving a part of themselves.  730 more words

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The season of reason

This is the 5th Christmas season since the death of our son. Something about the numbers five, ten, fifteen and twenty and the milestones they represent taunt those of us who continue to grieve, yearn for and miss our children. 830 more words

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Socially acceptable

When the hard things happen in life – the failures, the losses and defeats- social media has become a spotlight that few can stand in for long. 1,082 more words

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Saturday, July 2nd

Dear Son,

I remember distinctly July 2nd 2011. I know there are details missing, but there are details that stand out – that are burned into my brain. 543 more words

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What does it taste like?

I go out to eat.  There is something on the menu I have never seen before so feeling brave – I order it.   Everyone with me watches as the waiter places the hot plate before me.   741 more words

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