Kaiser Mommy

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End of the Innocence

I grew up in the funeral business. Quite used to death being around me, but not affecting me. I was eight years old the first time I remember being afraid of death. I found out that after we die, our nicely embalmed bodies still decay. That we too can be like dinosaur bones. That a spirit is not necessarily in the shape of our body. It was YEARS before I.. Read More

“He’s Okay”

Today, Alex and I went to the gym for the first time. Alex is with me or with Scout *all* the time, so this was big. I told him all about it on the way, how there would be toys, and new people to meet, and that while he got to have fun, I’d be off working, but I’d be back to get him when I was done. I’d checked.. Read More

Madeline Alice Spohr

Heather and Mike Spohr’s daughter Madeline Alice died yesterday, April 7, 2009. If the sheer power of twitter and internet could heal broken hearts and bring Maddie back, she would be here as strong as Wonder Woman. From Serenity Now Sunday – March 29, 2009 The words communion, commune, community all come from the same root. We are members of a community. (Whether we like it or not, sometimes.) If.. Read More