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In one day

In one day?  There are times when life can only be endured from moment to moment to moment if truth be told.   January 15 will be the 5th anniversary of my son Jack’s death.  It all happened in one day, … Continue reading

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Happy Daddy’s Day!

This Be the Verse They f’ you up, your mum and dad.     They may not mean to, but they do. They fill you with the faults they had     And add some extra, just for you. Man hands on … Continue reading

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Small moments

“We’re conditioned to think that our lives revolve around great moments. But great moments often catch us unaware – beautifully wrapped in what others may consider a small one.” ― Kent Nerburn, Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace: Living … Continue reading

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My favorite love story

Bob and I checked out St. Luke’s cemetery on our way back from MA and Gerald’s house a couple of weeks ago.  The St. Luke’s Catholic Church I remember was a small painted white church and on a back road … Continue reading

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January 16, 2012

In the wake of my son Jack’s death, I was frozen in disbelief, stayed in shock, cried angry tears, pretended that it hadn’t happened, and often sat feeling lost and afraid.  Grief feels a lot like fear.  That’s the way … Continue reading

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Life goes on

 From The Road Less Traveled Here it is, another year, and you aren’t with me.  I didn’t realize what life would be like without you.  The first year after you died, I was like a zombie. I didn’t notice anything … Continue reading

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