On Mother's Day

 This might be our last Mother's Day.My mother is dying, ...more


I was emotionally assaulted today, hearing news of two deaths; one fictional and the other a tragic reality.Fictional: (spoiler alert)...more

Hiding From Death

I've never dealt with death well...for as long as I can remember and as long as someone I love leaves this place. Just recently, I've been thinking about it often...especially when I think about special people dear to my heart that I've lost. I've been thinking about death as I've been reading the many beautiful people that have done it beautifully....more

The Crow And I

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For Bitsy

Earlier today I found out that my mother's wonderful cousin and friend for life, Bitsy, passed away....more
I'm sorry for your loss.more

When You Die

On Tuesday, as I sat beside him, "Frank" died (*not his real name). I didn't notice his last breath, just a sudden stillness. I placed my hand near his mouth, to see if I could feel an exhalation, and when I didn't, I touched him gently and said goodbye. Then I went to get the nurse, to note the time of death. Frank was 93, and while his death was expected, we didn't expect it then. I had just seen his family out, and told them I'd sit with him. However, when it comes to death, I've learned that expectations are foolish....more
What a beautiful piece! So glad to find it on the internet today. The transition you describe is ...more


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Death, Grief, and the Power to Heal

  October 6thI was driving to a meeting when my cell phone rang. It was my sister, Donna.“Where are you?”“I’m driving.”“Pull over.”...more