Monthly Archives: June 2011

daily kaddish: whoops! a non-kaddish

The next afternoon, in the middle of my business meeting, I realized I’d completely forgotten to make a Kaddish on Thursday, 30 June 2011. It was the first day I’d failed to keep my promise. Continue reading

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I’m all kaddished-out, she said… — the real secret of mourning rituals…

I know I brought this up on my last post — the one on suicides — about just feeling all kaddished-out.  And then, hearing of Randy’s suicide, feeling that there was more to say. Much more.  But then even that … Continue reading

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daily kaddish: still in Beijing

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The next morning, I figured I’d better record the Kaddish right away, before I forgot about it. After a few cups of tea and an hour or two of catching up on client email, I got right to it.
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daily kaddish: from beijing

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I think it was 3:30 in the morning when we realized that bedtime had come and gone, and I still needed to make a Kaddish. Oy. Continue reading

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a kaddish for Randy — guest post from Tim Lavalli

A good friend died this week. He took his own life. We are all shocked and saddened by his passing and we are all asking ourselves – why? Which is to say, we are having the normal human reaction to … Continue reading

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daily kaddish: exhausted

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This was a Kaddish recorded only because I said I would record one every day for a year no matter. Hardest one so far. Continue reading

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daily kaddish: for lyra

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A modest Kaddish for a modest cat. Lyra, may you rest in peace. Continue reading

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on suicide

Just when I was feeling all kadished-out.  Just when I thought I couldn’t write another thing about death, death and dying, loss, grief, the ones I love, terrible events …  Just when I thought that the kaddish project — our … Continue reading

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Podcasts once again in hiatus for travel

Once again I’m likely to have some trouble keeping the daily podcast posts timely while I’m traveling in Asia. I’ll continue making the daily recordings on the day, with days defined by local time, but transferring iTalk recordings from iPad … Continue reading

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daily kaddish: from my ryokan

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A jetlagged Kaddish recorded from my room in a peaceful sanctuary of a ryokan, Yoshimizu Ginza in Tokyo. Continue reading

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