Posts tagged "widow"

True Story: On Being A Young Widow

This piece was republished with permission from Role/Reboot. Wednesday morning, 7a.m., the radio alarm blaring. Keep your eyes closed. Don’t move, because you have miraculously woken up in your old life. The bed’s warm, your husband’s snoring next to you. Only the snore is more of a low whine, accompanied by a rough pawing against…

By: Elizabeth Scarboro / January 30, 2014

Widow’s Voice Lives On

Oh, the wonderful world of telecommunications! Verizon dug up an old phone message left by 80-year old Charles Whiting's wife, Catherine, recorded before her death in 2005. After she passed, Whiting would listen to his wife's voice on their voicemail for comfort -- but when Verizon upgraded the system, the message was erased. The company…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 19, 2008