Tag Archives: death

Near Death, Always

I was out for a run the other day. As I came up a hill and it felt like my heart was going to pound out of my ribcage, I thought, “What if I dropped dead here.” I don’t carry … Continue reading

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Moving Sidewalk To Nothing

I read a book last week called The Heart Does Break, a collection of essays about grief and grieving. The collection was edited by George Bowering and his partner Jean Baird, whose daughter died suddenly. The broad spectrum of the … Continue reading

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#reverb10 Day 14 Appreciate. What’s the one thing you have come to appreciate most in the past year? How do you express gratitude for it? (Author: Victoria Klein) I wrote a post about appreciating ‘now’ but it was reminding me … Continue reading

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There is This Tree, Again

I am trying to love the magnolia tree outside my living room window. After all, I have been staring at it for four and a half years now and it’s a tree, right? It’s a living thing. Why hate a … Continue reading

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Acceptable Risk Also Ends in Death. Eventually.

I was going to participate in ControverSunday this week but I thought about the topic – To Protect or Not to Protect – (children, not car insurance or condoms) and realized that I don’t have any strong opinions. (you can … Continue reading

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