Tag Archives: death

Pulse and Shattering

I am an old dyke. I’ve been out and proud since 1977 – a long time. When I came out, it wasn’t like it is now, even in NYC, where I lived. The bars were where we went to be … Continue reading

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The Joy of “AHA!”

Spoiler alert: I love “AHA!” moments. I really do. I love them.   I’ve had a long and complicated relationship with death. This is not a non-sequitur; it’s at the heart of tonight’s post. I’ve cursed it – when my … Continue reading

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#BlogElul 14: Remember

My memories have often burned with the heat of shame: being laughing at when I dropped my ice cream cone letting my family down by not being like them letting myself down by staying in bed and not greeting the … Continue reading

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Grieving My Mother’s Death

Grief has walked beside me for much of my life.  I have grieved loss of childhood, loss of innocence, loss of trust, loss of intimacy, loss of hope, loss of confidence, loss of loss.  You name it, I’ve grieved it. … Continue reading

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