A Year in the Death 3/10/21

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When I began this series back on January 1, I knew it would be impossible for me to post an article everyday. What I didn’t realize was just how difficult it would be simply to reflect on death everyday.

But I hadn’t counted on…

A Year in the Death 2/23/21

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My vehicle battery died this morning.

I was in the parking lot at our veterinarian’s office in Boulder and left the radio and heat on during our 10-year-old Golden Retriever Athena’s acupuncture treatment. I did so because I had our nine-year-old Golden (Apollo) with…

A Year in the Death 1/26/21

Megan undergoing day three of her chemo treatments

“Megan has cancer.”

I could barely make out my wife’s words over the telephone because she was trying to form them while simultaneously crying, gasping for breath, and literally howling in sorrow. Never before had I experienced such powerful emotions in Kathy. And I hope I never will again.

The…

David D. Knapp, Ph.D.

President of Marathon Leadership, LLC — an organizational and leadership consulting firm based in Thornton, CO. Learn more at http://marathonleadership.com/

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