Category Archives: Remembrance

Contrast – Winter to spring

 

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The hiding place

Recently while searching for a pressed powder compact in my car, I opened a compartment in the dashboard and was startled to find a pack of cigarettes. Almost a full pack of Marlboro Lights – only two of them were … Continue reading

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Lost and found

More than thirty years ago, Richard bought a crucifix for me and insisted that I wear it for protection.  Although I’m not Catholic, I wore the crucifix to make him happy.  I’ve worn it since the day he bought it … Continue reading

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The Good Old Days

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-wp-blm-news-bc-nostalgia-comment30-20150130-story.html#page=2 By Megan McArdle, Bloomberg NewsBloomberg January 30, 2015 Last week, in her State of the Union response, Jodi Ernst mentioned going to school with bread bags on her feet to protect her shoes. These sorts of remembrances of poor … Continue reading

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February 14

  I feel sad on Valentine’s Day now that I am alone. As I was walking through the park today, a young couple approached me and asked me to take a photo of them with their cellphone.  As I was … Continue reading

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The flame

I took these photos of an unknown griever’s tribute during my early morning walk in the park…

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Ten years later

Richard died of cancer ten years ago today. I didn’t know how I’d go on without him. I fell in love with Stephen three years later and lost him to cancer almost two and a half years ago. I miss … Continue reading

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