Category Archives: Grief

Grandma Fengstad’s Prism Lamps

Latent memories work in strange ways and sometimes I find myself nostalgic for no apparent reason. Other times I can sniff out the breadcrumbs that took me here. Today is one such occasion. I read a fascinating article by John … Continue reading

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Autumn’s Claire-ity [sic]

Lately when it comes to my personal blog, I’ve been following the first half of Ernest Hemingway’s advice well. However, I’ve not been delivering so much on the second part of his advice to “Live it up so you can … Continue reading

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My Birthday is but a Day

My life of late has been charmed and if at times I seem to taunt the less blessed please understand it is merely a tease. My journey to travel to this place of contentment and joy while not as epic … Continue reading

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Fall to Pieces*

A certain date offers significance beyond a birthday or coincidence sometimes and October 17 is such a day for my family. Simmering beneath the surface the last few days and finally percolating to the point of a story to tell, … Continue reading

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