Posts tagged "Death"

Digital afterlife: I see dead people (in my Twitter feed)

I saw a tweet from Roger Ebert this morning, which seemed odd since he died in April. This wasn’t the first postmortem tweet I’d seen from Roger Ebert. His wife Chaz has been managing his account. Still, the name on the tweets is “Roger Ebert,” which I find disconcerting. If a person becomes a social... Read more »

Green Bean Casserole: A Thanksgiving Memory of a Lost Friend

Green Bean Casserole: A Thanksgiving Memory of a Lost Friend
My friend Bev is dead. She’s been gone for 10 years. Sometimes it seems like less, like she was just there yesterday. Sometimes it seems like more, particularly because so much has happened since then. I’ve lived in two different cities since then. I’ve gotten married. I’ve had two kids. It feels wrong that Bev... Read more »
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