Monthly Archives: February 2014

Thinking Like a Mom in a Snowstorm

The wind is howling fiercely, and the snow is falling so fast and heavy that people are getting stuck in the parking lot here. I’ve watched several cars struggle to get in from the street, and several others spending minutes … Continue reading

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Grandma J. 12/10/43 – 2/4/04

My dear ones, Today marks the tenth anniversary of Grandma J’s passing. The day is made more poignant by my dad’s recent death. That our time is limited is crystal clear to me. That I know what to do with … Continue reading

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Between the Lines

I’ve been given the task of writing my dad’s obituary. It’s a humbling task. How do I express a person’s life in a few paragraphs? The details everyone looks for are as superficial as frost on a windowpane. What can … Continue reading

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