Category Archives: grief

One Year Without My Brother, Scott

Today marks one year since my brother, Scott Whitebird, died. Of course, he was gone before his body died. He was gone from us as soon as his head hit the tile floor after falling backwards from the first steps … Continue reading

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Double Dark Stars of Grief & Anger

I wrote about grief back in November as the winter holidays loomed large because I know holidays can be hard for anyone who has suffered loss. If a particular holiday is associated with that loss, that holiday will always be … Continue reading

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Walking in the Long Shadow of Grief

“There’s a hole in the middle of the prettiest life…” “For Real,” Bob Franke The long shadow of grief seems to have become a constant companion to me these days, a shadow dogging me that I don’t see in the … Continue reading

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