Category Archives: Love and Loss

The things which strike me and my family, day by day, as we deal with life without a husband and father whose life was cut short by pancreatic cancer.

Ringed Round by Green

“If I could strip a sunflower bare to its bare soul, I would rebuild it: Green inside of green, ringed round by green. There’d be nothing but new flowers anymore. Absolute Christmas.” Donald Revell’s poem of never-ending green, the “furnace … Continue reading

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God’s Golden Eyes

Originally posted on Love in the Spaces:
? March 22, 2018 ? Dear Jim, I was awake long before you would have hoped for me.  It snowed yet again, though a far less fearsome Nor’easter than this month’s past three. …

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My Little Girl

Originally posted on Love in the Spaces:
Our Little Girl I just dropped off my little girl at college. She’s grown a bit since this picture was taken. ?Yesterday her now darker red-gold swoop of hair stylishly fell across a…

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The Cottage of Darkness

Originally posted on Love in the Spaces:
? Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this, too, was a gift. On that March 4th I first sat down with…

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