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What is justice? How did things get to be the way they are? Where do we go from here? Community and individuality, civilization and law, politics and tradition, reason and science, ritual and freedom, mercy and making a difference -- these are the issues that will determine our future.
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Tag Archives: Barbara Gatewood
I Did Not Know
I Did Not Know Reflections as I approach the 2nd anniversary of my wife’s death I did not know that I needed to record her voice when I visited her on Christmas day in 2015 as that would be the … Continue reading
Posted in Family, General Sharing Tagged Barbara Gatewood, being a widow, grief, guilt, life changes, life lessons, mourning, remembering, remembrance 2 Comments
Grief and Mourning
Grief is what you feel when you lose a loved one. Mourning is how you express those feelings. I read that in a book last year and it stuck with me. I leave it to you, the readers, to decide … Continue reading
Posted in Family, General Sharing Tagged Barbara Gatewood, being widowed, grief, marriage, missing her, mourning, moving on 13 Comments
Missing Her as March Approaches
Missing Her as March Approaches Last year, on March 2nd, while my wife Barbara was at home in my care, she had her second stroke. As I had read the information given out by the hospital after her first one, … Continue reading
Posted in Family, General Sharing, Philosophy Tagged Barbara Gatewood, box, calendar, conversion, High Holy Days, liturgical, Low Unholy Days, March, MidSouthCon, pattern 2 Comments
Remembering Barbara Gatewood
Remembering Barbara Gatewood (Remarks given at her funeral by her husband) My mother said she had never heard of a husband giving remarks at his wife’s funeral. Well, Barbara and I were science fiction fans, commonly called nerds, and we … Continue reading
A Tribute to my Wife
While I know that other married men will dispute the claim, I have the most awesome wife in Memphis. For those who are not familiar with how we came to be a couple, ask me some time why the phrase … Continue reading
Posted in General Sharing Tagged awesome wife, Barbara Gatewood, blogging101, fandom, Love, marriage, relationship, science fiction, tribute, Wife, writing 22 Comments
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