Tag Archives: death

Waiting for It

“Love doesn’t discriminate between the sinners and the saints, it takes and it takes and it takes and we keep loving anyway. We laugh and we cry and we break and we make our mistakes. And if there’s a reason … Continue reading

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Fears

Today was, among many other things, Staff Development. Twenty-five of us crammed into a room for a few hours of bonding. The first game we played was a very heavy game, and it sent me into spiral of thinking, which … Continue reading

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Undeserving

Last night I had a resident ask me to edit her paper for a peer review. I obliged, and she brought me five notebook pages filled with blue ink. She told me the prompt was “A Life Changing Experience”, and … Continue reading

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A Phone Call With My Mother

Many times, when I call my mother, the conversation is pretty light. We ask about each other’s day and complain about how tired and bogged down we are, or about the people in our life. But fairly light conversation. Just … Continue reading

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I’m ready to talk about it.

A few months ago, my then 16-year-old little sister Mickey almost overdosed. I pulled into the drive my of my house around 5:30 that evening. I had just driven 3 and 1/2 hours from where I am living to where … Continue reading

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Cory

¬† Cory Monteith died. I know it is dumb to post about it, but still. He was such an influential actor, and one of my favorites. And his death is so unexpected. I was reading about it, and in every … Continue reading

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Photograph

A photograph. You can stare at it for hours or days or years but it won’t move. The eyes are fixated always looking in the same direction. You could say “There is warmth in his eyes” but it is just … Continue reading

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