ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

What If There’s Nothing Nice To Say?

Make Something Up, I Guess

Photo by Waldemar Brandt on Unsplash

The recent passing of a former family member got me thinking. I say former family member because he was a member of my ex’s family. Anyway, his death reminded me of one of life’s most perplexing questions, at least for me: why can’t we speak ill of the dead? Why do we go through so much time and effort giving people, who by all accounts are undeserving, a…

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Misty Rae

Misty Rae

4X Top Writer. Former legal eagle. Wife, mother, nature lover, chef, writer and all-around free spirit looking to write her way back to the ocean.