“Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story”

Love in the Spaces

It’s my wedding anniversary.  

It’s complicated when a birthday comes around for someone who’s not here anymore, and it’s complicated when a wedding date arrives after a spouse has died.

This is the post I wrote two years ago: 



I wish I could take credit for this post’s title, but it belongs to an upcoming biography of writer David Foster Wallace.  I would have been inclined to rearrange the sentiment: isn’t nearly every ghost story a love story?

Two nights ago, on Jim’s and my wedding anniversary, my best woman and I had a fairly extended (and only slightly margarita-fueled) discussion about the nature of ghosts and about Jim’s constant presence with me.

This conversation wandered off into how I might introduce Jim, for clarity’s sake, to newcomers to my psyche and situation.

I cannot bring myself to say “my late husband,” and there have…

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About Stephanie

In her spare time, Stephanie works full-time, and then some, as an attorney. She has published articles and delivered talks in arcane fields like forensic evidentiary issues, jury instructions, and expert scientific witness preparation. She also is an adjunct professor at a law school on the banks of the Charles and loves that dirty water, as she will always think of Boston as her home. You are welcome to take a look at her Facebook author page, or follow @SMartinGlennon on Twitter. All content on this blog, unless otherwise attributed, is (c) 2012-2020 by Stephanie M. Glennon and should not be reproduced (in any form other than re-blogging in accordance with Wordpress protocol and the numerous other wee buttons at the bottom of each post) without the express permission of the domain holder.
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