Tag Archives: grief
Posted on 19. Mar, 2012 by Sharon.
Seventeen years ago today was the worst day of my entire life. I hope that it stays at number one and nothing surpasses it, because I don’t think I could handle it. My brother died on March 19, 1995. His name is Daniel, Dan, Danny, Bean. This post is a blatant attempt to have you make me [...]
Posted on 21. Feb, 2012 by Sharon.
Day 20 - Handwriting. This handwriting is from notes between my brother and I almost 17 years ago. Before texting and twitter and facebook, before cell phones, for goodness sake. People wrote each other notes. I’ve saved these seemingly innocuous notes because 3 days later he was gone. He was having surgery the next day, hence the “see you when you wake [...]
Posted on 20. Sep, 2011 by Sharon.
My 16 month old brought THIS to me the other day. I think it has my deceased brother’s voice on it. I think. I’ve held on to this tape for about 12 years. He’s been dead for 16 years. Each time I find it, I think about it. I think this is a tape recording [...]
Posted on 11. May, 2011 by Sharon.
My brother would have been 38 today. It’s so strange to try to picture him as a man. A grown man. An old man. He died 16 years ago just before his 21st Birthday. He would have aged well I’m sure, both my sister and I have. He’d have some wrinkles – laugh and worry [...]
Posted on 21. Mar, 2011 by Sharon.
I am so thankful for all the kind words and thoughts I received over the weekend regarding the death of my brother. Even though it was so long ago, it made a difficult weekend a bit easier. Knowing the love others had for him, and have for me, was such a gift. I am especially [...]
Posted on 19. Mar, 2011 by Sharon.
Today it has been 16 years since my brother died. 16 years. Unreal. Like it was yesterday, yet a lifetime ago. Some years go by without a tear. Some, like this one, come with sobs. As our kids get older, my sister and I think about what a great uncle he would make, what a [...]