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Eighteen years

Man. Eighteen years is a long time.  Children born on the day you left us can buy cigarettes and get tattoos. They are graduating high school and going to college in the fall. Incomprehensible. We are in a time vortex, right? Are we closer to fine yet? We miss you always. We love you always. […]

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16 Years.

Another May 17. Can’t let it pass without honoring a special friend.  “Nothing ever so common.” 12.20.83-5.17.98

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15 Years.

Sometimes, a workweek can drag on forever.  By Friday, Tuesday seems like it was weeks ago.  Other times, you blink your eyes and wonder, “Man, when did it become May 2013?  Did I miss January through April?”  Today, it simultaneously feels like it’s been minutes, days, months, and years since May 17, 1998, the day […]

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14:14 Split

It is insane to me that you’ve now been gone for the same amount of time that you were here. 5.17.98 “Nothing ever so common.”

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May 17

It’s been 13 years too long, CBM.  Hard to believe how much we’ve all grown up now. 12.20.83-5.17.98 [Photo by Victor Montemurro]

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27, 13, CBM.

Happy 27th Birthday, my dear friend.  I hope you’re having a blast celebrating your 12th Christmas in Heaven.  I cannot believe it’s been almost 13 years since I’ve seen you.  The world is not a better place. xoxoxo to my lovely, talented friend Cassandra Beth Montemurro.  There’s still nothing ever so common. “We go to […]

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And once again that rising sun is droppin’ on down

…And once again, you my friend, are nowhere to be found… I always remember. 12.20.83-5.17.98 oh what a week this will be…

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Angels We Have Heard on High

Happy 25th Birthday…   …And 10th Christmas in Heaven

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You always were a step ahead of the rest

Happy 24th Birthday. It’s been 10 years since the last time I saw you. December 20, 1983 – May 17, 1998

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And in my heart you will remain forever young

After 9 years, it really shouldn’t be this hard. It really shouldn’t… Happy Anniversary.

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