Browsing Tag

loss

  • Good Grief?

    November 11, 2016
    Galapagos Islands 2015

    It started in late August when my dear friend Rick died. He’d been suffering with wickedly aggressive brain cancer. He also had Parkinson’s. In…

  • Everbeen

    October 19, 2016
    Required Reading, Lynne Millar

    When I was a kid, I used to stay up late reading. Every night – generally sometime…

  • Going Home

    July 30, 2014

    My husband and I sat on our back patio rocking in two white wooden chairs, bought solely on a whim. That whim has led…

  • Sister

    February 2, 2014
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    You swallow sorrow
    like knives slicing
    down to your heart.

    I want to gather you,
    press the pieces together,
    slow the bleeding—

    but I fear you like
    a wounded animal.
    Will you…