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Spring with Grandma H

  Last weekend, Mom and I took Grandma H to the cemetery to clear the leaves from her parents’ and sisters’ graves. Grandma H steps out of the car, looks around and says, “Everything is so dead here.” Mom and … Continue reading

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The Crow in The Cemetery

On Friday, Grandma H, Mom and I went to the cemetery where Grandma H’s parents and sisters are buried. Grandma H and I visit most weeks and try to tend to the graves in the spring. This time we went … Continue reading

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Springtime with Grandma H

Ah, Springtime. When everything returns to life. New beginnings. With Grandma H, it’s grave cleaning time. She pulls into the cemetery driveway and tells me, “You are the look out. If you see a rapist, you tell me.” “Uh..okay?” I … Continue reading

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Grandma Casts Me in a Lifetime Movie

Grandma H and I always have the weirdest conversations. Case in point, I get in her car and mention, “This seat is all screwed up.” She says, “You know why? We had to put Russ’s wheelchair in the backseat.” “Why?” … Continue reading

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Cemetery Walk

I’ve always been drawn to cemeteries. Fascinated by the quiet. Curious about how the dead are remembered. Or forgotten. On Thursday, Lindsay and I ended up walking through one. It was a lovely spring day. Perfect for a reflective walk. … Continue reading

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