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"Goodbye, My Friend" and "In Memoriam: Porthos, 1985-2013" (Encore)

On the evening of Monday, March 25, 2013, I was leaving a dinner meeting w aith colleagues, a group with whom I had been meeting for just under twenty years, once a month during the school year, to eat together and to support each other in our work. 1,187 more words


To Remember, Not Relive (Encore)

As I continue to remember with you Porthos, Athos, and Aramis, the three Army Musketeers, now three years later, I find that a good way to distance myself from my emotional responses is to critique my writing—which is, I must say, quite worthy of critique. 2,355 more words


Taking Him on Home (Encore)


Thank you for continuing to join me in my remembering.

It was a new year, 2013. So much ended up changing over the coming months. But on January 10, 2013, there were new possibilities. 1,834 more words


Merry Christmas, Reality Notwithstanding (Encore)


Today, I continue to ask you to join me as I remember Three Musketeers: one whom I never met, one whom I’ll not meet again, one who still lives his life in the best memories of both. 2,747 more words


Final post for Healing Beyond Survival. I'll return with something new...

“For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven . . .”

What mattered to me the most over the last few years, was to raise awareness about the ever-prevalent problem of childhood sexual abuse. 319 more words

Post Traumatic Growth

The Slide Show (Encore)


From January 2012 through August 2013, I blogged regularly about my experiences working with Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) combat vets at the Richard L. 2,135 more words