Wednesday, November 17, 2010

A Smile on a Rough Day

I got the news today that a family member who was aged and ill died last night. I feel very far from home at these times, and especially far from the people I'd like to comfort, the family member's sibling, especially.

But one of my friends linked this through facebook: Jon Carroll: A Communique from the Unitarian Jihad.

The local Unitarians put together a team to play some sport in a league a couple years ago, and called themselves "The Tolerators."

I'd like to join, if just I can think of a good name for myself. I promise to bring a hot dish.


  1. My condolences to you and your family, Bardiac. I've been through that experience several times over already, and I expect to do so again. Some professional hazards can be real downers.

  2. Sorry to hear about your family's loss. <<>>

  3. ah, bardiac -- also very sorry about your loss, and being so far.

    but i love the link! somehow, i missed that one, although carroll is the only local columnist i semi-regularly read.

  4. Sorry for your loss, Bardiac.

  5. Anonymous5:37 AM

    My deepest sympathies, B. It is hard to be far away at times like this.

  6. /hug and comfort.

    Thinking of you from far away.