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The Day After

At 7:00 pm last night, we lit our candles.  Well, close to 7:00 anyway.  I was ready, but Quentin was still climbing out of the bathtub and shaking himself dry.  327 more words

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The day did not go as planned, but parents who have experienced loss know all too well that sometimes life does not go as planned. 611 more words

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Words Change the World

A few weeks ago, I submitted an essay to a website under a specific theme. The rejection email came with a simple sentence: “Thank you but unfortunately this is not what we are looking for.” It hurt more than it should have, as I know rejection is an unavoidable aspect of writing. 141 more words

Release. What I Need.

Annual Nipmuc Deer Island Memorial (Day of Remembrance)

Via Rick Pouliot at Gedakina:


We wanted to pass this information along for the 2017 Deer Island Memorial on behalf of the Natick Nipmuc Indian Council.   347 more words



“Today is a good day to die”

And so it was, September 25, 2017.

I don’t mean to be morbid or unfeeling.  I am far from unfeeling, but it is a day I planned on since June 16, 2013.   760 more words


Re-framing Moment

I was taking a bath when I heard the crash from the master bedroom. “Quentin? What happened?” Pause. “Something fell,” was the response. He came in the bathroom with tears in his eyes. 566 more words

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Tara Trudell on "Make No Bones About It.        September 24, 2017 at 5pm

Tara Trudell- Poet/ Filmaker / Activist

Tara Evonne is an artist who is passionate about combining poetry and film to create a visual art form of her own. 93 more words

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