Hi HOTties. In my infinite laziness, this year’s anniversary post was a live Facebook feed of Cael and my visit through the Steelmantown Cemetery. For those of you who haven’t read some of my previous posts, this is a “green” cemetery—no embalming, no caskets, everything(people included) is 100% biodegradable. All plots are still hand-dug by … Continue reading 6 years—and a trip through a green cemetery.
Yes---that's me in the above picture. Don't fret. I'm not quite dead yet. Any beliefs you may have had about me being a woman of class or decorum are likely dead, however, after seeing me mimic a corpse in a hospice bed. What can I say? Gallows humor has its appeal. Anyway.. The original … Continue reading Hospice: Dying to Get In
Yesterday was the one year anniversary of Jamey's death. It also marked the last of "The Firsts" for me and Cael. "The Firsts" can be ominous milestones in the infant phases of grief. We often ask ourselves how, as a widower, we'll manage an anniversary dinner with only one place-setting. We ponder how … Continue reading The Final Firsts
I was visiting my neighbor Kelly and her grandaughter's grandmother last night talking about murder trials, wiping boogers on walls and the questionable diagnosis of disassociative identity disorder(you know--the usual coffee talk topics) when we stumbled upon the topic of funerals. Judy, my neighbor's grandaughter's grandmother, was recounting how she'd recently been to what she … Continue reading Show and Tell
Silent kindness from a new Senpai