Tag Archive | death

On Death and Distance

Last night, Tricia emailed me to say that David, a wonderful man we knew from an online forum to which we all once belonged, has died due to complications from neurosurgery. They are planning to take him off life support tomorrow. I hadn’t been in touch with David in years, not since our online forum dissipated, […]

Jack and Rita

When Jack Layton passed away on Monday, August 22, I was in the U.S., visiting my Grandma Rita, who was dying. As such, I didn’t find out about Mr. Layton’s death until later that evening, courtesy of This Magazine and Twitter. To say I was upset would be an understatement.  Since I was already emotionally […]