Monthly Archives: December 2014

August

The Komonibo family had celebrated every August 9 as Tonbara’s birthday. After he left us, we continued “celebrating” but with tears. This year, however, the children felt we should celebrate August 9 but not with tears. Some suggested having a … Continue reading

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Another Birthday

Every year it seems to get harder instead of easier.  Today I am thinking: 1. 27 years old son instead of my teenage son; 2. Married or maybe still single and in my kitchen, still  savoring my dishes prepared simply … Continue reading

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Gone Too Soon

I heard the news of another young man snatched from life suddenly. Why? He was doing what he loved to do and died in the process. He was not running around with bad fellows and got shot. No, he was … Continue reading

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Silent Grief

A very insightful Mother has this posted on her son’s site What Is Normal?  Following a loss, well-meaning friends & family members have often said, “I wish that he/she would act normal again. It’s been so long since we’ve had … Continue reading

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