Tag Archives: loss

Missing My Uncle Mark

The end of September in 2004 was the last time I saw my uncle Mark.  He and my parents had driven up to Baltimore to help move me out of the condo I was living, since I was moving back … Continue reading

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Day 27/31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes 2017: OVERCOME

Day 27 Being overcome by sadness feels like being overcome by exhaustion.  The weight of memories and regrets make the tears fall harder.  We all deal with grief differently, but I myself as a complete sap and someone who wears … Continue reading

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Poppy

Over Memorial Weekend, I remember my grandfather.  He was a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Air Force.  It has been just over 11 years since my beloved Poppy suddenly left this earth after silently battling colon cancer and a broken … Continue reading

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Archery

Sometimes people can shock us at the absolute callousness, meanness, or hatred they express. It hurts even worse when it’s someone we love, trust, and have invited into our lives. It can make us jaded and mistrust people.  A relationship … Continue reading

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