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Grieving Through Anticipatory Grief

This post is a deviation from my usual travel or hiking article, and with a much more somber tone. Today is my dad's birthday. Usually I'd be leaving him snarky messages about how old he's getting, then take him out to lunch or dinner to really celebrate his ancientness. With his fun sense of humor… Continue reading Grieving Through Anticipatory Grief

Family, Kids, Opinion, parenting, Uncategorized, writing

Reflecting on Tragedy

Like much of America, I woke up yesterday morning to an Apple News alert on my phone: "A Las Vegas shooting that has killed at least 50 is the deadliest in modern U.S. history." The terrible headline was all over the news, in the car as we made our morning drop-offs. To my knowledge, I… Continue reading Reflecting on Tragedy