Category Archives: Death

Time capsule and a funeral

Adam, Tatum, and I created a time capsule over the weekend per their request.  It was a spur of the moment thing but I decided to roll with it.  Easier said than done given my perfectionist tendencies and control freak … Continue reading

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Thomas Brian Bosi

My best friend, Thomas Bosi, was killed on 13 October 2015.  A drunk driver slammed into him and couldn’t be bothered to stop.  He died on impact.  His tragic, senseless, and untimely death sent me into a downward spiral.  Only … Continue reading

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We can be heroes

Combining days 11 and 12 make sense because I find any excuse to procrastinate they both involve the entertainment industry.  I’ve never cared much for award shows and the Golden Globes are no exception.  Even Ricky Gervais hosting wasn’t compelling … Continue reading

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Brandi the goddess

“Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night.  II miss you like hell.” ~ Edna St. Vincent Millay I cannot believe … Continue reading

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Godspeed, Frank

Frank Bailey 9/4/1936 – 12/6/2015 Yesterday we lost a fine man.  Frank is the beloved husband of my dear friend, Shar Bailey.  I’ll never forget his generous hospitality when he opened their home to us for a New Year’s Eve … Continue reading

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All Dogs Go to Heaven

Seymour Wilke 1998 – 2015 Our beloved canine companion went to the great doghouse in the sky today. Seymour’s gone.  The quirky, lovable dog that’s been a part of our family for 16 years went to sleep peacefully at the … Continue reading

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#BahHumbug

My dear friend Bethany invited me to Highpoint Church with her two weeks ago.  No sooner than I walked through the door did I realize it wasn’t your typical Bible Belt affair– emblazoned on the front of the program handed to … Continue reading

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