Tag Archives: Josh Ritter

Idaho

30 years ago, I visited ID for the first time. I had moved from Tahoe to Corvallis, OR to be with a boy I had met 2 years before that. 3 short months into my move to a new state, … Continue reading

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November 6, 2010 – Courage

Written Nov 6, 2010 5:40pm About 4 weeks ago, Bob Ritter contacted me to let me know that Josh would be playing in Spokane on November 5th, and wondered if we were thinking about attending. Well, yes, thought about it, … Continue reading

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BAM!

2 years ago this morning, it was cold and rainy. 2 years ago this morning, I opted not to go swimming. 2 years ago this morning, I dozed on the couch with a pillow over my head until 2 am, … Continue reading

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9/11

Today is 9/11. Three years ago today, the surgeon cut out the greater part of Jim’s left frontal lobe, and the pathologist confirmed a diagnosis of glioblastoma. Glioblastoma is grade IV brain cancer, almost always fatal, and even with aggressive … Continue reading

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More Rituals

A while ago I stated that I was done with ritualized grief. Done with the funeral, done with spreading ashes in all 6 places that Jim requested. Done remembering the 12th of every month as a sort of anniversary. I … Continue reading

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Sweet Dreams

Jasper has been gone all week, and I have been sleeping a lot. Somehow, when he is here doing homework until after midnight, it is a little guilt inducing to head off to bed at 9:00 pm….or even before. I … Continue reading

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Back to School

This has been a sad week so far…which has been confusing me. It has been a great summer. I got to do all the things I wanted to do this summer. I went on a multi-day raft trip, I rode … Continue reading

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