Posted in August 2013

The Gap

In an ideal world dying would be just. There would be strength- to tie up loose ends, to quit murky relationships, to bring our loves closer, to make the dysfunctional, functional. There would be time- to make sense of things, to bring about perspective, to close chapters. There would be explanations- conversations confrontations convocations. In … Continue reading

Typical Grief

For awhile it felt like we could sustain it forever – the holding on, the maintaining.  There was an illusion that it would get better or maybe remain the same and we’d all just continue indefinitely.  We’d bring food and drinks and step around the hard issues.  But then it became painfully clear that a … Continue reading