Slices of Life


By: Jill Pertler

You never know how things are going to hit you.

Today I read something that hit me.

It was posted on a social media site for widow(er)s, and started with one, rather simple, but heart-breaking sentence:

"I put his underwear in the garbage this morning.”

Reading that sentence resonated with me; I can relate because I’ve been there, quite literally.

If you haven’t, and I hope you haven’t, just imagine.

Just imagine. Putting his (or her) underwear into the garbage, because they are no longer needed and there is no where else for them to go. Because, quite simply, the person who w...

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