Category Archives: Suicide & Death

An Invitation

A few people have mentioned to me that they would like to hear more of the story surrounding my father’s suicide. I’m not sure which direction to head; in fact, the last time I wrote about it, I ended rather … Continue reading

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On Suicide — Part Three

I realize that I have been avoiding the next piece of this story.  I’ve written it and set it aside.  I hovered over the “edit draft” button many times and then moved on to other things, other topics – other … Continue reading

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On Suicide — Part Two

I miss my dad almost every day. I say almost because some days I like to forget about the things that bum me out. And thinking about my dad usually does. Not the part where I remember him fondly—but the … Continue reading

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On Suicide — Part One

Very recently there has been a fair amount of media coverage on the topics of mental illness and suicide. The death of Robin Williams, while as tragic as all untimely deaths may be, has brought these issues to the forefront of … Continue reading

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On Death

Originally published on 7/22/15 I feel like death has been a big topic in my most recent public writing.  Even in my not-public writing.  I am seemingly becoming somewhat seasoned in handling it.  My last public entry, however, was after watching … Continue reading

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An End and A Beginning

The first post of a new blog might always be the most difficult — It stands out entirely on its own, nothing to precede it, nothing to follow it, nothing to soften the stark reality that this is the very first … Continue reading

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