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Archive: October

Parting = Sweet Sorrow

October 30, 2006

After much procrastination, I’m about to tuck this precious laptop into a box and send it off to Memphis for […] [continue…]

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A Day to Remember

October 29, 2006

It was cool, clear, and windy this morning for the Marine Corp Marathon. Our good friends Julie, Sophie, Becky, and […] [continue…]

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Running and Recovering

October 26, 2006

My new morning routine has me prowling the hills of our neighborhood in an eleventh-hour attempt to compress enough conditioning […] [continue…]

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Ashes to Ashes

October 25, 2006

At the end of a list of rather mundane errands today, I parked the car in front of the funeral […] [continue…]

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Coming to Life

Thank God for video. We’ve begun treating ourselves to some of the videos that we have of Will. The Wife […] [continue…]

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Holy Week

October 24, 2006

It is difficult to adequately describe how much last week meant to me. All I can say is that, for […] [continue…]

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Tribute

October 23, 2006

I’m not normally short on words, but there are some things that leave me aghast. A few days after Will’s […] [continue…]

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Autumn Shadows

October 20, 2006

I haven’t done all of my research yet, but I’m aware of some vague prescriptive process for dealing with loss, […] [continue…]

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Juxtaposition

October 17, 2006

In my continuing quest to be named Father of the Year, I left a vomitous Eleanor with her mother today […] [continue…]

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Ojo

October 15, 2006

bright blue morning sky, bracing airhot water envelopes legs, waist, chestpebbles shift underfoot and I alight on a rockthat’s been […] [continue…]

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Ten Years Gone

I stepped off the jetway at the San Francisco Airport to see a Peet’s Coffee in the terminal, and didn’t […] [continue…]

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Glorieta

Because The Girl was such a champion traveler on the trip out, I had an especially heightened sense of joy […] [continue…]

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