grief Archive

  • A dragonfly hovered strangely at eye-level outside my car window in August. I thought it must mean that my friend Joan was dead. I was stopped at a red light. […]

    Saturday night dragonfly

    A dragonfly hovered strangely at eye-level outside my car window in August. I thought it must mean that my friend Joan was dead. I was stopped at a red light. […]

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  • It’s a funny thing, this business of living through periods of chaos. A long term illness ends. A person dies. You’re insanely busy getting a funeral together and somehow after […]

    Endings, beginnings & my first Blogher

    It’s a funny thing, this business of living through periods of chaos. A long term illness ends. A person dies. You’re insanely busy getting a funeral together and somehow after […]

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  • I’ve run along the periphery of Columbus music for 16 or 17 years, and sometimes right through its center. I’ve written about it, talked about it, consumed it, even married […]

    Andyman

    I’ve run along the periphery of Columbus music for 16 or 17 years, and sometimes right through its center. I’ve written about it, talked about it, consumed it, even married […]

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  • My son and I went to the grocery store today. It had been days. As we finished up in the self-checkout lane, an older woman behind us didn’t wait for […]

    Applesauce

    My son and I went to the grocery store today. It had been days. As we finished up in the self-checkout lane, an older woman behind us didn’t wait for […]

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