Tag Archive 'death'

Jul 20 2008

Shock, Disbelief & Denial

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When I got back from my backpacking trip on Thursday, an e-mail from Steve Nuñez awaited in my in-box. The subject was Down But Not Out. I had the great misfortune of being thrown from my bike this past weekend resulting in a mild concussion (ALWAYS wear your helmet while riding, Kids!!!), a severely bruised […]

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Dec 04 2007

Doctors & Religion

The instant-messages that fly between Lulu and me are always scintillating and, as you can see, sometimes even touching: Yo-Nenny — I keep telling you: if you want me to write about you too, you have to come over so I have something to say. Okay? Honestly: daughters! I spoke with one of my doctors […]

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Oct 23 2007

A Family Portrait

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This weekend Shirley showed me a batch of pictures of Christopher Henry at the hospital. At first glance they’re like any birth photos. A tired mother post-partum. Family and friends gathered around. Everyone taking a turn holding the newborn — aunts and cousins, uncles from Ireland, best friends of the parents … and that classic […]

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