Archive for February, 2012

Take these broken wings and learn to fly … again

“Blackbird” by The Beatles has been running through my head a lot this week. I’ve been struggling with living up to the eulogy I gave for Jon-Marc and I’m disappointed in myself. This may be somewhat unreasonable. It has only been three months and that’s a short time to expect to have scaled any mountains. Still, [...]

Family, Music

Grief in the Time of Social Media

It’s been three months now since Jon-Marc died. <cliché>I still can’t believe he’s gone.</cliché> I keep waiting to see him tweet, update on Facebook, or pop on to Skype for a chat. The way that social media has connected many of us more tightly than ever before has been both the most wonderful and most [...]

Family, Living Online