Tag Archives: Death

Searching for Heart

This recent Paris trip in specific and the last year in general have taught me many lessons. Leaving a dear friend’s ashes at his desired final resting place in France was not a possibility I had even remotely considered a year … Continue reading

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Fire, Beer, Kites, Trees and Life…

It’s wonderful how delicious normal can taste after a period of upheaval. I’m happy to say that the last four or five days have been decidedly normal for the first time in many months. Between the move and the passing … Continue reading

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A Moment of Stillness from Above

Walking through the day in shock and grieving is certainly no joy, but I will say it is interesting. To me it’s a paradoxical experience where on one hand every sensation you can feel is heightened to a hyper sensitive … Continue reading

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Being October 3rd

Originally I was thinking that I would lead off JimsWhimz year number 2 with a follow up post on Montauk. I have a mostly written draft about my Grandpa Herbert but I just don’t feel the groove to finish it … Continue reading

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Death and Taxes

I titled and started this post a couple of weeks ago the night after I filed my business taxes. Problem was I had no idea how it was going to tie together or how it was going to end so … Continue reading

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We Remember #7 – “Sisu”

The Finnish word for determination is Sisu. I know this now. It is a word that was used to describe a woman named Aila, who lived to the ripe old age of 93. That alone is a great measure of … Continue reading

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We Remember #6 – The Burger King

So it’s time to resurrect my blog. I have drifted away with a few at home “distractions” and a bit of a lack of inspiration. I have two short stories about the memorial service that deserve to be told and … Continue reading

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