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Suggested Edits For Your Suicide Note

  • Your decision to donate your arms to the old ladies who can’t reach supermarket shelves – nice touch.
  • I appreciate your desire to go out with a bang, but being found face-down in the local aquarium first thing on a Monday could cause some distress among pre-school children.
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A Father's Love Can Never Be Replaced

Today is Father’s Day and while for most people this is an occasion for gift giving and celebration, for me it isn’t. My father died of colon cancer in 2001. 842 more words


Death in the Family

The sky was beautifully painted today. The birds chirped and shopkeepers greedily rubbed their fingers in anticipation of money. Little shops sold trinkets, highly intricate jewellery, soft shawls and various kinds of footwear. 4,056 more words


Another road trip 9: bad new and no limerick

Synopsis: I’m a Family Practitioner from Sioux City, Iowa. In 2010 I danced back from the brink of burnout, and honoring a 1 year non-compete clause, travelled and worked in out-of-the-way places in Alaska, Nebraska, Iowa, and New Zealand. 569 more words

Being A Doctor

On the Theory Of Love

One of the things I know about myself is that I believe in Love. With a capital “L”. The feeling of euphoria engenders a release of worry and doubt. 1,353 more words

A death in the family

Nearly 20 years ago when Joan and I bought our present home we had six magnificent Scots pine trees on the south end of the property. 384 more words

My Cousin Jerry's Funeral

On Saturday afternoon I’m at a friend’s house. There are six or seven of us and we’re all talking about the French language and other assorted topics. 5,944 more words

Chris Riddell