Category Archives: Grief

Letters to Sammy: One Year Later

Dear Sammy, Well, here we are: one year later. On one hand, it feels like an eternity. On another, it feels like yesterday. In either case, it sucks. The weather has been fairly crap; we’ve gotten a lot of rain … Continue reading

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Just Another Day in America

I was going to post something rather light today, something easy to read, as the news lately hasn’t been kind and we’re all fatigued. But I can’t. Not today. Not after this. Another school shooting. More children dead. More children … Continue reading

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Vector

By now, you’ve heard about the passing of Peter Mayhew. There isn’t a lot that I can say: Star Wars was huge when I was a child and Chewie was popular. No, not as popular as Vader but he was … Continue reading

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Excelsior

I’m pretty sure that you’ve heard the news. If you’re like me, you’re feeling numb. It’s a familiar feeling; I had that same, hollowed out sensation in the center of my chest when I heard the news about Leonard Nimoy … Continue reading

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Letters to Sammy: 30 Days of Endless Night

Dear Sammy, It’s officially been thirty days since we lost you. An entire month. On one hand, it feels like an eternity. On the other, it feels like yesterday. In either case, it doesn’t feel all that great. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Echoes

This morning, as I grabbed some food from the kitchen, I thought I heard a familiar meow from upstairs. I honestly thought that I heard Sammy, letting loose his “I’m hungry and you need to feed me” cry. I stopped … Continue reading

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Year Three

I got the notice a few days ago: it was a “happy anniversary” message from WordPress. Three years. I’ve been blogging here for three years. A lot has changed in the intervening time. -I got out of Subway. -I got … Continue reading

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