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A Word for the Heartbroken

Elegy is a word I only seem to hear when I’m in despair.  It’s a tribute, a eulogy, a mournful testament written or given for someone you loved. Webster calls it a poem or serious reflection…typically a lament for the … Continue reading

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9/11/2001 Solemnity Interrupted

     We must never forget…. I live right near the Frank E. Campbell Funeral Chapel, and on the night of September 11th I went there to see if there was anything I could do: answer phones, comfort someone, that sort … Continue reading

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