Learning to be a Widow

Share Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on email Email  When all was overturned into widowhood, my entire world collapsed on itself. Everything fell through. My husband…

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The Isolation of Grief

Share Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on email Email Funerals are totally acceptable. As long as a widow doesn’t audibly cry, tears are allowed to come…

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The Death Room

Share Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on email Email I had to reenter David’s death room to finish this book. Being inside David’s death room again…

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Dark Writing

Share Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on email Email A trauma memoir nearly destroys, certainly changes, the author. The best of the genre have been written…

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Being a Death Coach

Share Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on email Email Everyone understands the term “midwife,” but there is no term for describing the person who travels with…

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Records of Dying

Share Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on email Email We received the deadly diagnosis on September 23, 2013. By the next month, I had started recording…

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The Death Date

Share Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on email Email Today, May 18, 2018, is David’s third death date. The term “death date” assumes huge proportions. The…

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Dying, Slowly

Share Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on email Email People do not understand dying at all. In our case, dying was very, very slow. Knowing you’re…

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My Job

Share Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on email Email In September, 2013, when my husband David got a deadly diagnosis with a prognosis of 12 to…

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Beginning Again

Share Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on email Email I stayed in the retirement home where David had died until the first anniversary of his death.…

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The Death of Dom Philip

Share Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on email Email Share on linkedin LinkedIn My husband, Dom Philip, died on May 18, 2015, of a very rare…

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The Death of Dom Philip
An Infinity of Little Hours