Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Parting Glass

We bury our dead too soon. There are practical reasons, of course, but still, who is ready in a few days or even a week to say their final goodbyes? I was denied that immediate closure, but also spared it. … Continue reading

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the end

Originally posted on Life as a Widower:
This is Life as a Widower’s very first illustrated guest post by Anders Nilsen I first read about Anders Nilsen, a cartoonist from the States, in an interview with The Guardian, which was published in summer this…

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Dust and Wind

Well it happened. I finally got the call from Harvard. The studies are done, and they are returning what’s left of her to the ones who loved her. Tomorrow I will go into Boston to collect the dust from her … Continue reading

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Harvest Ale

Last week started with a business trip to meet my new team in Europe, and ended with a weekend spent with my Morris team and five others. Busy doesn’t begin to describe it. Work looks like it’s going to be … Continue reading

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Wind Shifts As the Seasons Change

All through autumn we hear a double  voice: one says everything is ripe; the other says everything is dying. The paradox is exquisite. -Gretel Erlich, The Solace of Open Spaces   Another quote from the journal she kept during house … Continue reading

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