Monthly Archives: February 2011

My speech at his funeral

My father was born July 7th 1947 and died Febuary ninth 2011. Today, Febuary 21st 2011, we gather here at his funeral to say goodbye. Let me present to you the programme: First, I will say a couple of things. … Continue reading

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The second time the hospital called me in was at 2 AM on the first sunday of his stay

I remember sitting in a taxi, writing this on my phone on my way to the hospital: I am on my way to the hospital in a taxi. I have asked the driver to turn off his radio. Cat I … Continue reading

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Funeral preparations

I need to work on preparing my speech for my father’s funeral. I consider writing this blogpost to be a wisely chosen preparation. As part of my speech for his funeral, I will read a passage from the funeral instructions … Continue reading

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Second post

For the last maybe five-six years of his life, my father used a pair of pliers like these to open bottles because his muscles were too weak for him to do it as I and probably also you do it. … Continue reading

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First post

This is a blog about my father, who died in bed at the hospital the night before wednesday. 96 hours ago. He was in hospital for two weeks, where they treated his pneumonia. He died after having lived a little … Continue reading

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