Tag Archives: loss

BE WARNED: This is a Process Blog Post.

October 15, 2014

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Here is your all-important BACKSTORY:  In July, poof! There was no more job that I love (coordinating ongoing content for small businesses). My position and department were eliminated. And I have three wonderful kids that expect to eat regularly. You wouldn’t believe how often they are hungry. In August, my beloved Papa passed away after […]

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Elizabeth McCracken on Humor, Loss, and the Appeal of Broken Characters: “Life Is Full of Bad Jokes”

May 20, 2014

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Originally posted on musing:
Heads-up, members of our First Editions Club. When you receive your autographed copy of Elizabeth McCracken’s Thunderstruck & Other Stories, you’ll be taking possession of something rare. Like a solar eclipse, the stories in this book align darkness and light so precisely that they overlap to create something magical — you can see the edges of…

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Tweet of the Day: Get It Together & Let It Fall Apart Edition

May 19, 2014

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I received some tough news this weekend about my Papa. He has been diagnosed with Stage 4 Liver/Pancreatic cancer. This is the same cancer that took my father in eight weeks. There is also a LOT going on in my life right now and my stress levels are pretty epic. I know the danger of […]

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Chase it.

May 10, 2013

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“If you’re going to try, go all the way. Otherwise, don’t even start. This could mean losing girlfriends, wives, relatives and maybe even your mind. It could mean not eating for three or four days. It could mean freezing on a park bench. It could mean jail. It could mean derision. It could mean mockery–isolation. […]

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