Tag Archives: grief

Sensational Sunrise

  Already in this young calendar year, I have become irrationally upset at having missed a sunrise.  This dazzling world‘s irreproducible morning display. I voiced my sadness to a colleague later that day, telling her how extraordinary the color had … Continue reading

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No Lapse of Moons

Winnie-the-Pooh and Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Among a plethora of poets, these two stand out in framing what the “bear of very little brain”–and so much heart–understood as the exquisitely lacerating inseparability of love and grief once the one we love … Continue reading

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Anniversary in Amber

  A date announced itself on this summer’s calendar, swooping in to mark what is known in our household as an anniversary “of significance.” Such milestones ordinarily are divisible by five, and are of extra note if divisible by ten. … Continue reading

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Spring Forward, Fall Back Down

  “Spring forward, fall back down…” I know, I know: it couldn’t be much more wintry in New England. It’s a balmy -6 degrees, enhanced by an order of magnitude for those who dally with windchill.  Boston had its highest … Continue reading

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