The big why, part 1 of 8

Two flavors, same ending Think about an experience that went much better than you anticipated. My mom’s funeral was certainly…

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A story of grieving, part 7 of 7

The funeral and the will In part 4, I mentioned that we’d be going on a peaceful adventure the week…

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The trauma of disengagement: from denial to healing, part 6 of 6

Mom’s impact—family Next week is Thanksgiving, my favorite holiday. Hot diggity. Last year we went on a vacation for Thanksgiving.…

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Thanksgiving, part 5 of 5

The vacation and the dream Change can be a really good thing when it’s the right change at the right…

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Thanksgiving, part 3 of 5

The choice Have you ever seen a toddler trying—with loud frustration—to make the square block fit into the round opening?…

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Thanksgiving, part 1 of 5

Thanking the right one Well, Peaceful Readers, this five-part post grew slowly. I’m sorry for the delay. As it grew,…

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