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Personal Essays | When Grief Changed Me

December 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

So life is going to keep on keeping on and grief is sure to come again, but I know that hugs keep my heart tender and laughter is my favorite thing; well, and really good hot coffee of course. [...]

Personal Essay | Nourishment

November 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Early last fall, I lost my appetite. I ate just enough to keep me going. Nothing more, nothing less. After five years of writing a book about food, I stopped eating. While I [...]

For Here, Please | Bring Out Your Dead: A Simple Ritual for You

October 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

I find this a simple and brilliant combo, one we can take a cue from as we turn our awareness to ghosts, saints, or souls in these last days of October and first days of November. Whether we celebrate the Day of the Dead, Samhain, All Saints Day or All Hallows Eve. The combo is this: being mindful of death and being fully alive. And that combo is your FHP activity for this week, should you choose to accept it. [...]

A Picnic in Paradise

June 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Every year, I fail to observe my father’s deathiversary. I am usually reminded of it when my sister tags me in a picture on Facebook. She’s so good. Hawaiian Asian [...]

Personal Essay | Singing On a Grave

May 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Anne E. Johnson Thanks to Baltimore’s late September heat, the grass over my late sister’s plot was already hard and nubby only a month after her burial. Or maybe the [...]

Personal Essay | Finding Dad by Losing Him

March 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

By L.M. Dalton The pale blue box containing my father’s ashes sits on the credenza in front of my TV. The box contains only half of them, actually. My sister has the rest. [...]

The Inner Adventuress | The Perfect Grief

January 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Inner Adventuress is a new column about following the call to adventure inside ourselves by Amy Gigi Alexander. Grief is an odd bird—sometimes flightless; other times [...]
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