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A Preliminary Eulogy

Just in case no one has the time or inclination or just needs a starting place when it’s me lying in the flowers… Continue reading

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More Than “Brother Charlie’s Wife”

One month ago today I sat in the chapel at JH Churchill funeral home in Murray, KY beginning what would be the family‚Äôs final good-by to our 99 year-old mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. The service began with a song that … Continue reading

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Never Her Own Person

I can’t speak to her years of growing up, of being a teenager but I suspect that as the oldest of at least eight children, Mom probably never really had the chance to be a kid. If memory serves me … Continue reading

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In Memory of Juanita Harrison

But what was miraculous in my adolescent eyes was that the Harrison children clearly delighted in their parents and cheerfully adopted their best traits. Continue reading

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