Tag Archives: Death


April… Spring…. Flowers…. Cakes, pies… and suicide…… April A bittersweet month – filled with change and firsts. Change is not my forte. Big change unsettles me. A new co-worker to train; a co-worker of 10 years says good-bye.  Feeling a … Continue reading

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First Thing You Learn is That You ALWAYS Gotta Wait

My heart is a little heavy today.  Lou Reed has died.  I’m very fond of Lou Reed. Very fond. He stands beside David Bowie as one of my really early influences in music-beyond-the-radio. Of course it was my friend, Karen*, … Continue reading

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Rohan’s Ghastly Tale

Warning Note: This post contains a Memento Mori photo that I have chosen, which may be disturbing to some as well as content of a disconcerting and creepy nature.  Welcome People ~ I have  special treat for you today from … Continue reading

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Starting Over – Sometimes It’s Tragically Bumpy

This is for the DPChallenge “Starting Over”  – I wrote this a bit ago – but it works for this challenge; so I’ve got it here again but with a couple of changes. So let us begin…. It is said that … Continue reading

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Bloggers for Movember – For my Grandfather

In support of my friend over at A Clown on Fire and in honor of Movember, a campaign to raise awareness for the fight against prostate cancer and issues regarding men’s mental health, I dedicate this post to my grandfather. … Continue reading

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The Road to Hell

This is my long post of the week – and it will not be accompanied by any pictures because I’m fairly certain this baby ain’t gonna be “Freshly Pressed”… So let us begin…. It is said that the Road to … Continue reading

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Smart Boy

This post is dedicated the family that changed the course of our family’s lives – Dr. G, his super fantastic spouse E and their son, Smart Boy. They know who they are. I’m not entirely sure where this post will … Continue reading

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