September 9, 2013 · 6:34 pm
Meet Siri – more on her below.
Writing about something that’s both intensely personal and universally shared should be a gift, right?
So today’s topic is bereavement.
Not so simple, huh?
Phil Adams is worth reading. His wife Rachel died. There’s an excerpt below, but you should definitely click on the title and go to the full piece, which is called…
My wife’s death was not unfortunate.
Time hasn’t healed but it has enabled me to put a lid on things around other people.
The struggle, bizarrely, has been telling it straight to a bunch of complete strangers. Resisting the temptation to sugar the pill with vacuous, inappropriate platitudes.
Hello, my name is Philip Adams. My wife and I have a joint policy with you. Unfortunately she died at the end of March…
Where did that come from?
What possessed me to say that?
Unfortunately is what I say to a client when I can’t make a meeting.
It has no place in a conversation about the death of my wife. Continue reading →
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June 9, 2010 · 2:21 am
In need of a happiness boost? Is life’s hourglass aggravating you? Don’t call computer/life support – they’ll only tell you to switch it off and on again. Three happy things await below the hourglass. As usual the joke is at the bottom…
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