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The happiest day of my life

There has never been a more picturesque Connecticut Fall day since October 19, 2013. The sun was shining, and the cumulus clouds hung low and looked like huge cotton balls. The trees were sprinkled with multitudes of colors ranging from … Continue reading

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Finished Hiding

There’s something about being widowed the first year that consists of a lot of hiding, and just removing yourself cognitively from situations. I can’t explain it entirely, you just have to live it. Your first priority is taking care of … Continue reading

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Transformation of the Year

Warning: The hubris is real in this post. There is no competition, no election, no votes, because without rival I have won the Transformation of the Year Award. Challenge me for it, I dare you. I destroyed 2014. Facebook had … Continue reading

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Last Kiss

Last year on this day, George slipped into a coma. The last time he would kiss me back and respond to me was today. I’ve been thinking about how sweet he was even until the end. I would ask him … Continue reading

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The Ransom

In 7 days George dies. My world froze in time and a geyser of misery erupted. The pain and disorientation consumed my days and left me trying to stanch the flow in any way possible. So much so that I did … Continue reading

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