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Ashes to Ashes: The Road Trip

My mother was cremated after her death. To celebrate her life, I planned a day of traveling to the major places in her life to disperse her ashes. The day of the big event was what would have been her 80th birthday. For nourishment during our daylong celebration, I packed...

Treasure! That's What You Are!

My deceased mother wasn’t finished using the car radio to connect as I meandered North. She had another musical message to communicate. In my post, Stairway to Heaven, my mother uses “Knocking on Heaven’s Door” by Bob Dylan to applaud a joke and reveal that she was with me. While...

Stairway to Heaven

I welcomed returning to work after the countless, stressful, and unfamiliar medical conversations and decisions that materialized with doctors, nurses, and family members to best create comfort for my mother as she moved closer to death. While we alternated timeframes to sit by her bedside; the return to normalcy was...