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The Story Behind the Story: “Mom’s Goodbye”

About twenty-five years ago at a family gathering my cousin’s new husband mentioned in passing that he had walked into his dying...

“Mom’s Goodbye”

Once inside Hospice I walked to Dad’s room, his door ajar, and saw him no longer tubed up and Mom atop him, fancy, in one of her party...

“Winter”

There’s a small spot in the woods where it was done. Your family swept away the leaves and dropped you when the cold swiveled in like the...