Posts for loss

Grief and Motherhood

General/Column October 30, 2017

My sister calls to tell me our dad is ill. I book a flight to India the next morning. Now,…

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One Gray Hair

General/Column October 23, 2017

One morning I looked in the mirror and found a gray hair sticking straight out of the middle of my…

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Mapping Spaces

General/Column July 28, 2017

First, I lie under the MRI machine. Then I lie in bed with a puddle of wet Kleenexes at my…

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Be Gentle

General/Column July 14, 2017

I stare, paralyzed, at the stroller laying neatly collapsed in the entryway. It is the first thing that the new…

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