All posts tagged: loss

Salvaging stumps

The ideal way to lose something is by choice – and if it’s by choice, then losing it is probably a very joyous thing, as in the case of holiday pounds or bad habits. But even when the loss is unwanted, it doesn’t mean something […]

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The Great Balloon Escape

One of life’s big existential mysteries grabs up a 3-year-old, his middle-aged grandmother and a random old guy walking by. We drove up under the canopy of the retirement community, opened the trunk and the passenger side door and grabbed the first load of birthday […]

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Losing our touch

We all know what straightforward loss is: you lose someone or something and you know it because they or it are gone. Losing hurts. Even losing minor things can be hard, like the silver, wide-banded ring with the big rectangular block of brown glass I […]

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