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Whenever tragedy like this hits, we sorrow, we rage, we blame, we saturate the media with it until we are so heartily sick of the spectacle that we hide it away until the next time, and then, once again, we … Continue reading

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Death, My Constant Companion

And so another dear friend has passed away, and once more it falls to me to be the strong one, the clearinghouse through which all information must pass. It is an honour and a heartache that I cannot turn down. … Continue reading

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And yet another one has taken himself out of this world…

Ah, tear my heart out. Another friend has passed too soon. I will miss you, Badger. And though I’m sure you thought your death would affect no one, like a stone thrown in the water, the ripples run all the … Continue reading

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It’s been a strange few months…

It’s been another year with an amazing amount of death. Miyoko, Michaela and Arwen were the start. One of my friends lost her mother over the summer, a wonderful, sparkling, funny woman with an infectious laugh and a constant smile. … Continue reading

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So much death…

In May, some friends lost their 22 year old daughter to misadventure. It was early morning, the day after Mother’s Day, and she was coming back from a wedding. The road was dark, unlit with no signage to warn her … Continue reading

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She’s gone…

Our sweet girl, defender of home and hearth, stalwart Shiba Inu whose heart was so big it scarce fit into her, is gone. Her soul has fled the flagging confines of her mortal body, and she is free. We who … Continue reading

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It’s getting close

I wanted our sweet girl to be able to leave on her own, but she’s always been a stubborn little thing. I’m afraid that we’re going to have to take the choice out of her paws soon and have Dr. … Continue reading

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