Repost: My Son’s Father’s Story – Lung Cancer

As I prepare to publish a special post in honor of my son’s 31st birthday tomorrow, I pause to remember his father on the first anniversary of his death on July 17, 2014.  IN MEMORIAM – HONORING A VIETNAM VET On the eve of my son's 30th birthday last month, his father passed on to the… Continue reading Repost: My Son’s Father’s Story – Lung Cancer

Life Giveth, Life Taketh Away . . . and It Giveth Again

All things exist . . . somewhere in the misty, mysterious spiral of time. Five years ago today, August 15, 2009, a Saturday, I met my sister for the first time after a 50-year separation. My Sister’s Story – Adoption & Reunion tells it all. A year later, on that same Saturday, I visited my friend for… Continue reading Life Giveth, Life Taketh Away . . . and It Giveth Again

My Son’s Father’s Story – Lung Cancer: The Loss of a Co-Parent

 IN MEMORIAM – HONORING A VIETNAM VET On the eve of my son's 30th birthday last month, his father passed on to the next place. Sadly, estrangement had kept us from knowing he was even ill and had been battling lung cancer for two-and-a-half years. I am omitting names in what follows to respect the privacy of my… Continue reading My Son’s Father’s Story – Lung Cancer: The Loss of a Co-Parent