Tag Archives: Loss

  1. You Know What an Accent Means?

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    February 2, 2017 by Katia

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    “You know what an accent is, don’t you? It’s a sign of bravery” a friend chimed in on a Facebook …
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  2. Seven Love Stories in Seven Days – #3: Birds

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    September 21, 2016 by Katia

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    I immediately loved the birds. I’ve seen sparrows and doves back home, but when I moved to Canada, I was …
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  3. The Things You Don’t Know

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    September 16, 2016 by Katia

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    This morning I was enjoying my Earl Grey tea and kept the teabag in the cup instead of dipping it …
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  4. The Feeling of Her Hand

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    October 20, 2015 by Katia

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    To my grandma on the eve of what would have been her ninety fourth birthday. I don’t know what it …
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  5. Mourning from Afar

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    March 12, 2015 by Katia

    In memoriam

    My birthday is on March 16th, a day before St. Patrick’s Day. This year for the first time I will …
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  6. If I Had to Write Your Obituary

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    November 26, 2014 by Katia

    Ninulya

    “Today I lost my great aunt, Dr. Nina Mikhoels, my Ninulya, who helped raise me as though I was her …
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  7. Babooshka

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    February 27, 2014 by Katia

    You may want to read the entire post or proceed straight to the part below my grandma’s photo. Definitely check …
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