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Five great Ted Talks about grief

Posted on July 3, 2016 at 3:58pm 1 Comment

I found these Ted Talks about grief very interesting.  Passing along in case they may be of help to others.

Little things...

Posted on July 2, 2016 at 5:43am 1 Comment

Someone posted a link to a story that a doctor had written about losing his wife to cancer.

This an excerpt from that and it really touched home with me.  It is all those little things that are emotional triggers for me.

“Our life together was gone, and carrying on without her was exactly that,…


Our story...

Posted on July 2, 2016 at 3:45am 1 Comment

On January 20, 2008 I was at the Atlanta airport waiting to depart on a vacation to Thailand.  I had purchased an iPod touch to keep in contact with family here while I was away.  Atlanta was experiencing an ice storm and they had opened the doors to the homeless as shelter from the cold.  My brother-in-law had driven me to the airport the evening before because I did not want to miss my flight due to icy roads the next morning.  So it was a mixture of stranded…


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At 3:30pm on July 1, 2016, Patience said…
Welcome to Widville, jojen. I'm so very sorry for your loss, but pleased that you found us. You'll find caring support and friendship here.
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