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Happy Death?!

“Happy death” sounds like an oxymoron. Like cold fire, which turns out to be Shakespearean. “…Feather of lead, bright smoke, cold fire, sick health!…” (“Romeo and Juliet,” Act I, Scene I, Romeo; Shakespeare (1597)) A happy death is also something … Continue reading

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Another Death in the Family

A family get-together was supposed to be happening at our house today. It’s been canceled or rescheduled. I don’t know which. That’s probably just as well. There’s a winter weather advisory here, and a winter storm warning over the county … Continue reading

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Enjoying Another Christmas

It’s been two months since wrote this blog’s first “journal” entry: sharing what I’m doing or what I’ve done. It seemed like a good idea, at the time. Particularly since this blog’s tagline is “Following Catholic beliefs and practices in … Continue reading

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Health Care Directive

I’ve been completing a Health Care Directive. It will probably be this week’s least-favorite task. The form’s nine pages let me outline how I see medical decisions. And who I’d like to make those decisions for me if I can’t. … Continue reading

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