Category Archives: death

Happy Anniversary, Mom!

Mom and Dad would have been married 66 years today. She has so courageously survived widowhood for the past fifteen years, and I am immensely proud of her. She has never once complained about the years spent alone; instead, she … Continue reading

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Almost Hits the Asymptote

BOOK REVIEW: “When Breath Becomes Air” Dr. Paul Kalinithi This moving story, posthumously published, was penned by a gifted man clearly determined to first, do every single thing well, and second, leave an eloquent mark behind when his life was … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Matilda

We were just finishing our Friday walk when Lisa hesitantly told me: “Um, I’m taking Matilda to the vet this morning and . . . she won’t be coming home.” I had known this was coming, but I couldn’t help … Continue reading

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