Monthly Archives: December 2013

Distance/Memory/Misery

Originally posted on Richard M. Ankers:
 Distance; A word without end. Be it near, far, Just out of reach, Or a universe away It makes no difference If I cannot touch you; Stroke your sweet face; Drown in your eyes. Memory; The image of your Gilded smile, Windswept hair. So intangible a word, And…

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Grief

“And can it be that in a world so full and busy, the loss of one creature makes a void so wide and deep that nothing but the width and depth of eternity can fill it up!” – Charles Dickens … Continue reading

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Illumination

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I Just Work Here: A sincere message for the jobless among us as benefits run out

http://www.unionleader.com/article/20131223/NEWS02/131229787&template=mobileart By REX HUPPKE MCT Published Dec 23, 2013 at 3:00 am (Updated Dec 22, 2013) IT APPEARS that on Dec. 28, barring unexpected political action that would amount to a true Christmas miracle, 1.3 million jobless Americans will stop … Continue reading

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Seeing ghosts

I’ve been seeing ghosts for more than a year now.  No, I am not seeing apparitions of dead people, but I see the reminders of past days. When I meet people or go to places associated with my life with … Continue reading

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O Christmas tree

Since Richard died almost nine years ago, it has been difficult for me to celebrate Christmas.  The first year after his death, I put up and decorated our artificial 9-foot tree and felt that Richard was with me as I … Continue reading

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Decorating the cemetery

I placed the grave blanket last week at the grave for Richard and his parents.  Stephen was cremated and his cremains were inurned in a local cemetery that is a few miles from the cemetery where Richard was interred.  Stephen’s … Continue reading

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