Lent 2023, Day 11: Ascent. Requiescat in Pace.
“It was surreal, writing an obituary, for my mom, who died of cancer, in a room full of patients, fighting cancer.”March 6, 2023
Lent 2023, Day` 4: I almost died 9 years ago.
So the doctor who couldn’t be bothered to help prevent my developing deadly blood clots died of… blood clots.February 25, 2023
The Making of the Man.
I love you. You make me proud to be Player 2.
~LiLiOctober 27, 2022
It’s not goodbye. It’s just like she always use to say to us kids before we’d leave for school: “See you later, alligator. After while, crocodile.” And give Joscelyne so many kisses for me.October 23, 2022
The Decade of Wistful Thinking.
“K, upon hearing that she had visited with us all in those final weeks, supposed her spirit was leading her to say goodbye, to give some closure. I held in my heart that suggestion, even as I knew I’d only get closure at my own death. My very act of living is a testimony of her death.”November 23, 2021
Lent 2021, Day 10: Previously On.
“What is grief, if not love persevering?”
-VisionFebruary 27, 2021
Lent 2021, Day 2: In my beginning is my end.
The ecclesiastical psalminess of T.S. Eliot.February 18, 2021
Living the parting hour.
On the Death of Anne Brontë By Charlotte Bronte There’s little joy in life for me, And little terror in the grave;I ‘ve lived the parting hour to see Of one I would have…November 20, 2019
The opposite of her.
Me, on my 3rd birthday, and Jos, 6 months, in 1985. “A sister is both your mirror – and your opposite.” – Elizabeth Fishel It’s the sixth year since she…November 20, 2018
The Problem is… you think you have time.
Clockwise from top right: Jean-Michel Basquiat (image cr.); Dr. Martin Luther King with wife, Coretta, and daughter, Bernice (image cr.); Amy Winehouse (image cr.); and Marilyn Monroe (image cr.). It’s Holy…March 27, 2018
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