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Comparative Grief and Comparative Loss

On Facebook recently, Alina’s mom, Marie, wrote a long, transparent, heartbreaking post about some of the difficult things she has had to walk through in her life. 1,121 more words

Death Of A Child

gone but never forgotten

I miss you every single day but today I miss you extra.  Today eight years ago you were born.  It is (or should be) your 8th birthday.  114 more words


What I Didn't Deserve

In 1971, McDonald’s came out with one of the most successful advertising jingles in commercial history.  If you’re from my generation (Gen X or earlier), you’ll remember it:  “You deserve a break today, so get out and get away to McDonald’s…”  The concept of  “deserving a break” at Micky D’s continued throughout the 70’s and most of the 80’s.  1,106 more words

My Experiences with Death

My Experiences with Death

(This is an abridged version of my essay for the Guided Autobiography course I’m taking.)

I was nine when I experienced my first death, too young to understand and grieve for a grandfather far away in Bermuda, a man I’d seen maybe a half dozen times. 1,298 more words

Death of My Son

I have not written in several years, but looked back at this blog and tingles crawled my spine.

One of my last posts was about people dying in threes.  768 more words


Grief in Color

Your absence has gone through me like thread through a needle. Everything I do is stitched with its color.” – W.S Mervin

[ I wrote this to my daughter on the one year anniversary of her home-going.

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