Tag Archives: death

Matters Of The Heart

Have you ever been to a funeral and after hearing the eulogy, wonder if you were at the right service? A few years back, I was at a funeral for a man I knew and we were close enough that … Continue reading

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Seeing Sun Through The Fog

This has been a very challenging Spring, OK…year. The unusually cool and breezy weather we have enjoyed the last few weeks has been replaced by the heat, humidity and gnats that South Carolina is famous for.  Opened, screened windows have … Continue reading

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You Never Know

Saw a quote that said, “Speak to people in a way that if they died the next day you’d be satisfied with the last thing you said to them,” and I can’t emphasize this enough. Good point.  It does have … Continue reading

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Choose Wisely

Since it’s Friday evening and since the death rate is still 100%, here are words of wisdom, courtesy of Bits and Pieces Blog. *** You are welcome.

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Funny Thing, These Coincidences

Back in February of 2012, I posted a story on the old blog, entitled No One Answers.   It was my admission that I kept the telephone numbers on my phone of several friends/associates who had died and would not … Continue reading

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Sighing Through The Cobwebs

Sometimes news brings you a reality check that calls to mind your own mortality. Yeah, cheery stuff. Today I received a note from my college alumni association advising us of the death of a member of the class of 1982. … Continue reading

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You Never Know

This morning, I was reminded of the importance of telling stories and sharing experiences.  The reminder caught me by surprise and vacillated between being a gut punch and a great big virtual hug. More importantly, I was reminded that you … Continue reading

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Looking Behind Us To See The Future

While culling down the over 5,000 images in my iPhoto,  I came across this image that was posted a few years ago on the old blog. If one takes the time to ponder its significance, it is easy to appreciate … Continue reading

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Notes To Self

I stumbled upon this today and have filed it away in my “Notes to self” folder. “My little brother just asked, “Why are people so nice to the people who are about to die?”  And I told him that we … Continue reading

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Beep Beep

We are all getting older. After seeing this cartoon, I don’t feel so bad. All kidding aside, my parents (in their mid-80’s) continue to lament about the fact that it seems to them that all they do is to go … Continue reading

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