Category Archives: loss

A Long Look Back Starts with Gratitude

Of course, I’ve not been posting. Exhaustion, family issues, cats sick, and The Big Move. And a bit depressed about the state of our country… We have now had a day or two to sleep deeply, and sleep has buoyed … Continue reading

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Whale Dream

I turned to speak with her and it appeared she was walking on water. Then I saw them, huge whales just under the surface of the water. They knew her, and were coming to say goodbye. I adore whales, and … Continue reading

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Jai’s Death

I’ve had a pencil sketch of Jai in my moleskin for two years. I sketched it from one of the last pictures we took of him. I penciled it just after he died, and I’ve been unable to finish it. … Continue reading

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He was MAD

I told you I was journaling more personally, because I am an avid writer who works through things on paper. How does one get to inner peace?  H0-boy. A family member (NOT Mitchell) was mad and has yet to work … Continue reading

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Mitchell’s Broken Deb Babcock Cup

Over the years, Mitchell and I have gifted ourselves with a few pieces of Deb Babcock’s lovely funny colorful pottery. Each has a custom water cup we use at our desk, with symbols we chose. Mitchell’s was retired to live … Continue reading

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Still Weeping

Missing Govinda Jai so… One week, and I feel sometimes like I am worse now, because I constantly forget he is gone and look for him.        ©D. Katie Powell. My images/blog posts may be reposted; please link back  to dkatiepowellart.

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Emotional Moonth Art Journal(Reposting)

This is one of the older posts from my other blog that I wanted here on D.Katie Powell Art. It was a pivotal moment regarding various choices to teach in cyberspace. It happened in November, and so is a bit … Continue reading

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