Posts Tagged ‘Letter to my daughter’

Letter to my daughter Kristen on the 24th anniversary of her death

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

I write a letter to my daughter, Kristen Carr, every year on the anniversary of her death. This is this year’s version. Dear Kristen,     All year long I think about writing this letter. I don’t jot down a single note, though. I don’t want to talk about what the last 24 vears have meant. […]

Letter to my daughter Kristen on the 23rd anniversary of her death

Monday, January 4th, 2016

I write a letter to my daughter, Kristen Carr, every year on the anniversary of her death. This is this year’s version. Dear Kristen, In a book I’ve been reading, it is said of a father whose daughter has died at about the same age you did, “Theo was the world’s greatest worrier, but the […]

Letter to my daughter Kristen on the 22nd anniversary of her death

Sunday, January 4th, 2015

I write a letter to my daughter, Kristen Carr, every year on the anniversary of her death. This is this year’s version. Dear Kristen,  I keep thinking today must be Sunday. Makes sense. This part of the story began on a Sunday in 1993, in a hospital room crowded with half a dozen people most […]

Letter to my daughter Kristen on the 21st anniversary of her death

Sunday, March 16th, 2014

I write a letter to my daughter, Kristen Carr, every year on the anniversary of her death. This is this year’s version. Dear Kristen, The other day a friend of mine told me that he had just found out that his father would die within the next few hours. We talked about it for a […]

Letter to my daughter Kristen on the 20th anniversary of her death

Sunday, January 6th, 2013

    I write a letter to my daughter, Kristen Carr, every year on the anniversary of her death to honor her brave struggle with sarcoma and the love and compassion she embodied.     Dear Kristen, The other day a friend of mine told me that he had just found out that his father […]