Monthly Archives: September 2011

Learning About Dad, Thirteen Years Later

Guest author Emily Sullivan’s dad died when she was very young, so she has few memories of him. But in many ways, she has found that we are all extensions of the people that we have lost. Using her dad’s old camera, Emily experiences a new type of connection with the unique man he was.

The Experience of Grief

During and after her mother’s battle with cancer, guest author Meghan O’Rourke found that society’s picture of grief did not fit her own experience. She shares what she learned, and what she still hopes to learn by delving into her own personal feelings of loss.

An Unintentional Life

Ten years after losing her husband in the 9/11 attacks, guest author Abigail Carter looks at the many ways her life has changed. She shares how she and her children have created a a new and wonderful life together, a life that may have seemed impossible when she first lost her husband.