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He is not here: Easter morning 2005

March 30th, 2005 · 3 Comments

Easter morning I woke early and drove to the library. There I placed a stepping stone for my brother Jim beside his tree in the island’s Cancer Awareness Garden. I’ve been waiting and wanting to do this for a while and Easter morning seemed an appropriate date. To make the stone, I woke early Friday [...]

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A tree for Jim…and for everyone…

December 20th, 2004 · No Comments

In November, we planted a tree for my brother Jim in the Bainbridge Library’s memorial garden, dedicated to those who suffered from cancer. Special thanks to Ann Lovejoy and the Friday Tidy crew at the library for all their work, care, compassion and understanding. It’s a beautiful place, a strip of land between the parking [...]

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Ashes to ocean: a final goodbye to my brother

December 17th, 2004 · 11 Comments

Yesterday we released my brother’s ashes into the Pacific Ocean. Jim died five years ago this December, after suffering three brain tumors in his young life. (I’ve described missing him at Thanksgiving, on his birthday and the anniversary of his death last year.) Four of us went to the beach on the Olympic Peninsula. My [...]

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