Tag Archives: Loss of a loved one

I Am an Addict

Now in my late sixties, I find that there were very few things which I looked forward to. However, the daily walk to the mailbox was one experience that I found worthwhile.  Those sealed envelopes seemed to offer the possibility … Continue reading

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The 6th Great Extinction

The young man’s father had been ill for some time.  The cancer that was deemed to be the cause of his death came upon the old man rather suddenly and progressed much faster than anyone, even the doctors, had anticipated.  … Continue reading

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Seven Years From Home

It’s been seven long years since this man, once young of years and heart, last saw his home.  As he stood on the hallowed ground where more than 11,500 years ago the people who once lived here gathered together to … Continue reading

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You Were So Remarkably Imperfect

  I had no way of anticipating the extent to which my life would change after I met you.  I truly believed I knew everything there was to know about selecting a wardrobe, ordering from a menu and dealing with … Continue reading

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One Rose Only

I first met Yvette in March of 1968.  She was already in the middle years of her life and was the proprietor of a small flower shop, La Roseraire.  I recall so vividly my first encounter with Yvette as it … Continue reading

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