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Life, Loss, and Permission to Be

I’ve been putting garden tasks on my to-do lists for months now, and for months, I’ve pushed them aside, popping out only to take care of essentials. Why? What is it that’s keeping me out of one of my happiest … Continue reading

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It’s been half my life

It’s been half my life since you went, in the early morning quiet   Fiery crashing heat lightning the night you died lit the sky and we all knew it was you finally able to dance   You were celebratinig … Continue reading

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Beloved Missing: two fathers and a dog

I’ve read and appreciated many blog posts over the past few weeks, as 2013 came to a close. Most were looks back, reflective pieces putting another year’s events into perspective. I have had one of my own rolling around in … Continue reading

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Letters to My Father: On Death, Love, and Also the Act of Seeking Wonder

I recently lost my father. He was 89. He was frail and ready to be done on this planet. But he was vital and thinking right up until pretty much the very end. Now, less than three months after he’s … Continue reading

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