Goodbye for now.

She said “yes” to her sweetheart by the edge of a lake. He would love her for another 58 years on this earth. On June 14th at 11:40am he whispered, “Goodbye sweetheart, I love you” as she took her last breath. Two months ago I sat near her, our chairs facing each other. He was … Continue reading Goodbye for now.

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Stopping for coffee on the way to death

"Maybe the love gets in easier right where the heart’s broke open." -Ann Voskamp, The Broken Way It had come down to a tall Sumatra with room for cream. My favorite Starbucks coffee was warming my hands through a thin paper cup. I was wondering how a cup of coffee could suddenly change the course … Continue reading Stopping for coffee on the way to death