Over the last three weeks, I’ve lost two ‘uncles’. One was actually a cousin, yesterday. It’s been a distraction from school on the one hand, and on the other it’s been emotional and mildly upsetting.
Death is part of life. In the midst of life, we are in death. In the midst of death, we are in life. We were twelve at dinner after he passed, and it was most of my father’s family that’s left. Alas.