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The Black Bird Waits

    I talked to mom a little the other day.  I’m still doing my best not to see only what I feel are her faults and flaws.   1,237 more words

What's Familial?


Last month marked a year of Andrew being gone. It was an awful way to start out 2015 and I carried that feeling with me through the rest of the year.  2,735 more words

The Pillow, Stained with Blood…the Father-in-Law Died of Asphyxiation, the Daughter-in-Law Died, from Falling Off of the Building

Burdens on the caretaker of the elderly was what caused this tragedy to happen, from the Front Page Sections, translated…

The elderly man, Kao in Madou District, was found dead in his own house on the early morning of the 22nd, his eldest daughter-in-law who was his primary caretaker was suspected of leaping off from the roof of their home; the D.A. 637 more words

The Trials Of Life

The Couple Took Their Handicapped Son to Commit Suicide, Their Bodies Were Found, a Week Later

Tragedy still STRUCK, as this family found NO way out, from the Front Page Sections, translated…

In Yilan, yesterday, there was, a case of a family of three who’d committed suicide by burning charcoal.   602 more words

The Consequences Of Life

Journey Home: Saying Good-bye to My Brother

Yesterday we set out.  The news yesterday morning was, though not unexpected, still a shock.  Although we had prepared our best it still took my wife and me most of the day to wash laundry, pack, rent a car, handle some banking transactions, and tell the kids that their uncle was dead. 482 more words


Friday ... A Disturbance in the Force

This is my cousin Carol.

There is a force in the cosmos. Something much greater than myself. For some reason, the force is strong in my family. 666 more words

New Beginnings

How to Treat People When They're Grieving

So this huge loss has taught me a lot of lessons about grief and how people respond to it (or how they should respond to it). 1,057 more words

My Journey