Tag Archives: loss

DEPARTURES

We have entered that narrow passage of time during which our parents and elder relatives are disappearing into the mist. We’re all walking to the water’s edge, waving good-bye . . . Continue reading

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MARKING TIME

I knew this day would come, another brief measurement in the short years of our lives. This morning as I was scanning through the Sunday paper, I turned a page and there was the article I knew I’d read someday. … Continue reading

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EPIPHANEIA REDUX

So. Where to begin? I had one of those rare brain-flipping-over-in-the-brainpan experiences earlier this week, when a dear friend offered me a rare and stunning perspective on my current existential dilemma(s).  Because I have not fully absorbed it yet, I … Continue reading

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the disappearance of mystery, part 2

What am I on about this time?  TOO. MUCH. IN-FOR-MA-TION. We are devolving into a culture that lacks the capacity to be surprised.  With the advent of the internet, highly sophisticated and relatively inexpensive communications technology, and the ever-increasing use … Continue reading

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MINDING THE MIND . . .

Recently, for the first time since I started blogging (December of last year), I actually got 40 views in a day, which to veteran bloggers is probably pathetic, but to me, it’s like hitting the big time.  It looks like my … Continue reading

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HELLO DARKNESS MY OLD FRIEND . . .

In recent days I have lost myself.  My “self.”  The lights have dimmed, my path has been obscured, and I frequently find myself in tears, appropo of nothing.  Sitting and listening to my clients this week has been tough.  Their pain, their loss, … Continue reading

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TOP TEN REASONS FOR DISAPPEARING

10.  Hibernation is a hard habit to break 9.  Doing taxes 8.  Episodic existential angst 7.  Neglected the yard so long, can’t figure out where to start 6.  Battling creative ennui (if that’s even the word) 5.  Physical therapy (sort … Continue reading

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