Tag Archives: bereavement

The Tree

My mother died at almost 95, and I needed to walk to the tree. That’s what my son would say after we planted a Texas redbud in Riverside Park 18 years ago. His father had died two years before, when … Continue reading

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Sharing grief over a Beloved office pet

I work at a pet-friendly company where people are allowed to bring their dogs. My co-worker “Mandy” has a golden retriever, and I have grown very fond of him. Whenever I have a bad day, his friendly spirit immediately cheers … Continue reading

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