Category Archives: Ancestors
This winter reminded me of another a few years ago during another contentious campaign season. I’m watching loved ones age, dealing with my own aging body, and witnessing mothers and fathers passing away. I’m losing people I love at an alarming rate and … Continue reading
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Deep within all orphans, there is a quiet longing that never fades. We never get over the loss of a parent, no matter how old we may be, or how sick they may be. This is the great secret of the club. The grief just burrows deep within us, but it never leaves. I want to tell my friend that the love from our fathers never leaves us, they transition to something more powerful, more accessible. But, the grief is buried underneath our Everyday Face. Continue reading
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