Posts for grief

Letting the Candles Burn Down

General/Column 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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Two Bikes

General/Column October 23, 2017

In our grief, we are like children. We spend our grown-up money on two bikes, in bright-ass orange, as the…

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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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