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Greener Pastures

Families can participate in every aspect of natural services: They can carry their loved one to the grave, help place them inside, and fill the grave with soil. The intimacy of this process evokes raw emotion, and that’s cathartic. Afterward, … Continue reading

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Being Real With God

I bow my head, close my eyes, lace my fingers together and begin to pray. “Dear Lord, I’m coming to you today as your child. I recognize your power and goodness. . .” Suddenly, my eyes snap open. I remember … Continue reading

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Silver Linings From 2020

To the Editor: Guess it would be: I’m working from home! I’m working from home! I’m working from home! No hurry-up breakfast force-feeding. No cold car. No lunch packing. Working in sweatpants. Less laundry. Happy pets. Screw the makeup. Bad-hair … Continue reading

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Loneliness

Domestic bliss…is outweighed by the pleasure of female friendship and a gregarious independence, worth the risk of loneliness – Hermione Lee Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your likes and passing the real life wisdom on to … Continue reading

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The Guardian

In fairness, the mental load can be hard to off-load. The burden is more than just buying the jumbo pack of paper towels it’s knowing exactly how frequently the paper towels run out (and where coupons are) Its being the … Continue reading

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