Category: Loss

Passings in the Night

Passings in the Night The plan tonight was to share some Vampire tales and adventures and truly funny things, but plans change. Tonight I saw The Ghost, Nigel. He wore an impeccable black suit, his hair was a perfect glossy black and all in… Continue Reading “Passings in the Night”

Passings in the Night

Passings in the Night The plan tonight was to share some Vampire tales and adventures and truly funny things, but plans change. Tonight I saw The Ghost, Nigel. He wore an impeccable black suit, his hair was a perfect glossy black and all in… Continue Reading “Passings in the Night”

Walking in the Dark

“Don’t walk in front of me — I may not follow; don’t walk behind — I may not lead; walk beside me and just be my friend.” ~ Camus We’ve lost two friends this week, and one a few weeks ago. A young friend,… Continue Reading “Walking in the Dark”

Tiny Babes, Good Dogs, and Birthdays

I believe this is the grave of little Willie Adams who died October 23, 1877, age 4 months, 22 days, in Sacramento, California. This little stone touched me so when we visited the cemetery in 2012 –  and I had no idea when I… Continue Reading “Tiny Babes, Good Dogs, and Birthdays”

The Quiet Beauty of San Miniato al Monte

Last week, it seems like yesterday, and it seems like a hundred years ago, I was at San Miniato al Monte monastery and cemetery in Florence, Italy. The church was built in the year 1018 with no power tools, and workers who no doubt… Continue Reading “The Quiet Beauty of San Miniato al Monte”

Fear and Change

Most Vampires get paralyzed by fear and self-doubt. Oh forget the blood taking and seductive ways that helped romanticize us. You know what I’m talking about. Even the most confident of us feels that way more than we would like. We jealously guard our own… Continue Reading “Fear and Change”

Passings in the Night

Passings in the Night The plan tonight was to share some Vampire tales and adventures and truly funny things, but plans change. Tonight I saw The Ghost, Nigel. He wore an impeccable black suit, his hair was a perfect glossy black and all in… Continue Reading “Passings in the Night”

Keeping the Fires Alive in Our Cold Vampire Hearts

Keeping the Fires Alive in Our Cold Vampire Hearts First posted in June 2014 I walked into her bedroom. I’d never met the woman. I’d heard of her, but the details are always the same. She is pretty and smart and fun thirty something… Continue Reading “Keeping the Fires Alive in Our Cold Vampire Hearts”

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