Posts Tagged ‘death’

I started this post a few months ago, but never finished. Because it’s Veterans Day, it seemed appropriate to complete it and post it. My ex-father-in-law passed away a few months ago.  “Poppy,” as his grandkids called him, was a good man, a Purple Heart veteran who served in the Navy during WWII.  He was […]


B.’s father died early yesterday morning. He’d been in a nursing home for about two years, landing there after a long and – from what I’d heard – often destructive battle with alcoholism and its attendant illnesses. He died in his sleep, and I think B. had made his peace with him a while back, […]