I have a long piece I've written titled "The long, slow goodbye" but I can't post it. Not yet. I'm not ready. I wrote it on October the 12th, 2016. It is the most personal thing I've ever written and I've named several people in it. It's not fair to them to share it right … Continue reading The long, slow goodbye
Death is the great equalizer. No one ever escapes it. While some know when the time is near, no one in general, knows when it's going to happen. Most people don't like to think about it, but not me. I think about it all the time. I've lost several friends through the years. My brain … Continue reading The fear – or lack of fear – of Death.
My house is quiet. The kind of quiet that makes most people a little uncomfortable. I can hear every sound. Every noise. The neighbor’s car doors opening and closing. The garage doors. Up and down. When the tinnitus isn’t ringing too badly in my ears, I can hear each clock in my house ticking away. … Continue reading Chilly house and quiet days
The trees have yellow in them. A signal that summer is ending. It starts as a friendly reminder. “Hi there, change is happening….” If you’d have asked me for the past 40 years of my life, which season was my favorite, without hesitation and probably before you could finish the sentence, I’d reply with a … Continue reading Yellow leaves