Saturday, March 6 2021 - 6:58 PM

Tag Archives: loss

Purrfect Peace

cat

That chilly November Thursday began with the all too familiar beep, beep, beep of my alarm clock. Like every other day, I groggily woke up, …

Read More »

Unexplained Loss

lady with hands over face

“Staff, I have some shocking and terrible news. Evan passed away early this morning.” Stunned silence permeated the air with a bitter scent that sent …

Read More »

An Unforgettable Day

I woke up that morning completely unprepared. Though the sun was shining and it was a seemingly ordinary weekend morning, nothing could prepare me for …

Read More »

Old Dogs

I know most of the dog people in my neighborhood. I know most of the dogs’ names even though I don’t know the owners’ names. …

Read More »

Those Who Mourn

Today is my grandmother’s birthday. She would have been 87. She passed away 10 days ago. I was in my kitchen with my sister when …

Read More »

Deconstructing Life

Several years ago I watched images of horrendous loss for the people of Japan. Rivers of cars, airplanes, boats, houses, possessions all washed away or …

Read More »

The Day I Found Hope

One rainy Sunday morning in 1980, I was sitting in a large, brown beanbag chair in our living room in Killen, Texas, feeling an emptiness …

Read More »