March 2024

One Year of Love Letters

“I think these are love letters,” my daughter said as she sat cross-legged on the floor of a storage unit that held the last of my parents’ belongings. We were finally cleaning it out after three years of my grief-laden procrastination. Parting with the tangible memorabilia was an economic decision. Since Dad’s death, we had […]

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Goodbye, Grace

I guess everyone thinks their dog is the best. We told her this a hundred times in the week before we said goodbye, and we meant it. Grace was a black lab mixed with a little bit of something else – we were never sure what. It didn’t matter. She was her own sweet self

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