Tag Archives: loss

Goodbye, Old Friend

The story of love is hello and goodbye. ~~Jimi Hendrix I’ve had many relationships in my life that have come and gone, for a variety of reasons. Often, to overcome the sadness that often arrived with the end of the … Continue reading

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My 2015 Christmas Letter

With the possible exception of one or two years, I’ve written a letter to enclose with my Christmas cards for the last 33 years. Well, this was one of those exception years. I have a few good reasons, but then “good” … Continue reading

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Month of Thanks Giving: Day 26 (Life Goes On)

On this first Thanksgiving without my mom, thoughts and memories of her will fill all of our hearts and minds. Yesterday, I pulled out several of her favorite recipes, and as I measured flour and sugar, as I chopped pecans … Continue reading

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Sunlight

Today was a sunny day. A glorious, sunny, blue-skied day. So, after weeks of gray skies and rain, I decided to take a walk. As I stepped outside into the cool air–so completely unusual for Dallas at the end of … Continue reading

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Another Farewell

I found out today that a very dear friend of mine passed away. Kirk was the boyfriend who taught me to sail, and about whom I wrote a short story titled, “Haiku.” We’d remained friends over the years. Though I … Continue reading

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