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Forging a New Journey

I know that most of the life I have known, on a practical level, is gone. Some of it eroded away by the “or sickness” and the “or for worse” of the marriage vow.  Some of it shattered by the … Continue reading

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I am Home

For background on this story please read Silverstrands.org Mar 3, 2017 Between then and now (April 16, 2017) this dog has been transported to my home where she “was” to stay “temporarily” but…   (Story through Molly’s eyes) It’s taken … Continue reading

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Packaged So it Will Not Break

After a trip to sort the possessions of my friend, who recently died, I returned home and realized I had forgotten one precious item. It is interesting to learn what becomes important when the one who is most important dies. … Continue reading

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No, Honey, There is Nothing Wrong

These words came to me from my massage therapist whom I called to tell that my muscles had a rebound effect to her work on my body. I was feeling increased pain and a general feeling that there was something … Continue reading

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Coffee with Memories and Tears

Two weeks from today I will be leaving a place that feels like home to me. Not because this is a city with which I have any familiarity. Not even because I have deep personal friendships here. But, because this … Continue reading

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Exchanging My Gear

I went to the Outfitter with a list for what I would need for my new journey. I needed a new backpack so I started out searching for the perfect one. Other than shoes, the backpack is the most important … Continue reading

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Grieving a Loss That Does Not Leave

No one who is grieving compares one grief to another. Pain and loss are personal, not categorical. Pain is what the suffering person says it is. It is experienced as such and there is no comfort in hearing about someone … Continue reading

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