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Twenty-four years ago, around 8 or 9 pm, I was sitting on the floor of my living room watching TV and doing my homework. I was 15 years old. My mom got a call that my dad, who worked nights, … Continue reading
I’m feeling a little nostalgic and pensive today. My dad, who passed away in 1988, would have turned 61 today. So here’s a little birthday treat. This song always makes me think about him. Happy Birthday, Larry James Pittman (1951-1988)
One of my favorite blogs is “The Death Writer“. It’s not nearly so morbid as a it sounds. Essentially, the blog is about how people react to death in its many and varied forms. How the world reacts to it. … Continue reading
On September 28, 1988 (23 years ago today), my dad died of a massive rupture of his aorta. A little more than a year ago I wrote a blog post about it which says pretty much all I needed to … Continue reading