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Agony and fever, part two

August 27, 2013


(Part one of this post, Agony and fever, can be read here. ) Below is the final scene of Onegin, the film DK chose for us to watch that November day in 2011. We had not seen each other in over a year before that overcast day, a day I thought symbolized a door reopening.  We spent it […]

Lacuna Inc.

August 16, 2013


It’s a tempting idea, sometimes.  Related posts:  Four year term From Above Infinite loneliness start here What if, if only  

Perhaps, the beginning of the end

July 22, 2013


I spent the weekend with a friend at a beautiful lake house a couple of hours northeast of Dallas. The house, set in a thicket alive with birds and deer, overlooked the lake. We sat on the dock each evening to watch the sun sink into the water. I don’t remember the last time I […]

Agony and fever, part one

June 4, 2013


The last time I saw DK in any meaningful way was in November of 2011. We spent that cloudy day curled up together, eating pizza and watching movies on the big screen mounted on the wall at the foot of his bed. Before we went upstairs he invited me to pick out a movie for […]

Dark Dreamer

May 31, 2013


Before the beginning provides some backstory to Half Agony, Half Hope. After Andy and before DK, there was Tom. This is the first part of my and Tom’s story. 

Oscar Night

February 24, 2013


I’d like to thank all the little people.  Tonight is Oscar night. The Academy Awards is the only awards show that I never miss. When I was married, we’d have Oscar-watching parties (more for me than Andy; he wasn’t a movie buff like me but he was cool with it because there was plenty of […]