Posts for loss

Letting the Candles Burn Down

Toddlers to Teens February 5, 2018

At the start of autumn, we welcome the holiday season with rituals focused on light and fire. From glowing Jack-o-lanterns…

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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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