An example of gratitude
For a little break in the mourning, I will give you something to think about.
Reflecting on Heather’s email, I agree with Max Porter. It definitely gives me something to think about.
I remember the sudden and tragic death of Heather’s partner in 1978 (when she was in her late twenties). Much older than she is, he dies in her arms of a sudden heart attack. They are on an isolated island and medical help arrives too late to save him. I vividly recall the depth and the complicated nature of Heather’s grief. And how my then-husband Don and I invite her to stay with us for a month six months after his death. She weeps every day. Read more