Tag Archives: grief

Countdown to Grief

I’ve seen them.  They even make a widget for them.  The countdown clocks and calendars, that is.  Sometimes I understand because it’s a countdown to joy, but there are other times when I don’t get it at all. I’ll admit, I’m not incredibly time oriented.  Clocks seem more like a suggestion to me than an […]

Never Once

It’s a hard day.  Eleven years ago the gunfire started in earnest. Now it continues in Nairobi. So many milestones of tragedy, loss, and grief are piled into this week.  Now there are more.  This time they aren’t mine, but ones of people I love.  This third week in September seems doomed to hold too […]