Archive for April, 2016

My Father: A Study in Selflessness

Posted: 21st April 2016 by Robyn Jane in death, family

A Memoir (The transcript of the eulogy I gave at my father’s memorial service) My father once apologized to me and said, “The shoemaker’s kids go barefoot and the baker’s family goes hungry.” He was commenting on his 27 years as an Air Force chaplain, when his duty frequently took him away in the middle […]

Obladi, Oblada Life goes on

Posted: 15th April 2016 by Robyn Jane in Uncategorized

I guess my father’s death hit me harder than I first realized. It’s been over six weeks and I’m still having trouble with it. Since returning home from the funeral, I’ve been grocery shopping twice, and other than that, the only times I’ve left my apartment is to see my therapist or to go to […]