July 2010

Reflection on a theme

July 17, 2010

I am surprised and moved by the response to the piece I wrote about Grace Autio’s death.  Eighteen comments have been posted and the piece has been viewed more than 500 times. I was glad to have unwittingly provided a place for strangers, friends and colleagues to share their thoughts about her. Her death and the […]

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Grace Autio, 1960-2010

July 11, 2010

I was not going to write about this, but it keeps haunting me and seems fitting given my last post. This is what I know: Last Thursday morning at approximately 11:30 a.m., a woman I did not know and whose name I did not find out until the next day, took her own life by […]

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Another deer story

July 10, 2010

I am walking down the wooded hillside adjacent to the office building where I used to work. It is lunchtime and I head down to the water’s edge, as I often do, to get some fresh air and take in the gorgeous views of San Francisco Bay. Today, about half-way down the hill in a […]

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