Darker and More Hollow

A few years ago (has it really been that long?), I wrote a couple blogs about Anissa Mayhew. She was blogger with sass, snark, and spirit and I really enjoyed what she had to say. She suffered through a myriad of health issues, causing strokes and other maladies. When I came across her stuff, she had just experienced a stroke and the internet was pouring its love out to her.

I was one of them. I even bought the t-shirt.

Today I found out that she has passed away. I’m saddened by her loss and the loss felt by her close friends and family. She was a special person, an exuberant, life-filled, soul. Though we never actually met, my heart now feels darker and more hollow for her presence having been taken away.

Requiescat in pace, Anissa.

Here are my previous blogs about Anissa in case you’re interested:

A Real Hero

Extremely Manly and Testosterone-Filled Tears

About Shedrick

I am a professional librarian and a part-time writer that's working to do that the other way around. I currently live in North Texas in the lovely city of Denton (“The Home of Happiness“) with my lovely wife and the obligatory demon-spawn cats. When not writing, gaming, or watching cheezy kung-fu flicks, I can sometimes be found in a pub (or the American equivalent) enjoying a fine brew.
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