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.

Riding With the King

  Clarabelle, a stunning white-blonde, regally roamed a large enclosure on the right. An Australian Shepard, she may have been in search of subjects to herd. An insanely yippy Jack Russell terrier was barely contained within his own barred space … Continue reading

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The Lady in Orange

    I leaned against a cement pillar. The sun was high and heavy and far too bright. The woman who came over to me wore a vivid orange shift dress. This near stranger, who had led us into the … Continue reading

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Out and Away

All it’ll take is just one moment and You can say goodbye to how we had it planned Fear like a habit, run like a rabbit, out and away Through the screen door to the unknown…. Left like a pharaoh … Continue reading

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Cover Me

  Every once in a while I experience a fresh burst of heartache when I listen to a song that Jim can’t hear. Before there was Pandora (in her modern incarnation), I had someone who took my tastes in music … Continue reading

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