Photo by me, Cheryl Larkin
May 3, 2015 was a fantastic night. Giselle came down to Tucson to do a private showing of her play The Death Monologues in our back yard. It was a small group of family and a few other interested parties but we had a great time. It is wonderful that her show is designed that it can be performed just about anywhere.
Giselle as ‘Death’ From The Death Monologues
Well I saw Giselle’s show The Death Monologues and I have to say I was surprised by how much it affected me. It was Stunning, intense, emotional, funny and brilliant. I loved it.
Death was so likeable but shared very profound words. IT is hard to truly describe fully what I felt and what I thought. I know that my views are changing about death. It is sinking in that death is not the enemy.
Image By DeathMonologues.com – Used With Permission
Giselle is following her passion and going after her dreams by taking her One Woman Show The Death Monologues out into the world. The premier is on June 20, 2014 in Cottonwood. AZ. She was also invited to perform at The Fringe Festival in NYC in August.
I remember when I first met Giselle, I thought she had an interesting take on death. She told me she had a great relationship with death and I thought that was pretty weird. Most people don’t talk about death and here she was saying she has a great relationship with death. Continue reading
Photo of my cat Lucy taken by me, Cheryl Larkin
Yesterday I had to put my cat Lucy down. She was suffering from a rare skin disease that affects tortoise shell cats. She purred into my ear as I hugged her and kissed her and prepared to put her in the cat carrier so she could be taken to be put down. It was a tough decison and I certainly cried a lot, but I know it was the right one.
Dealing with loss is always so tough but I know I am getting better at it. Somewhere along the way in these past few years I have learned to allow things to move through me and not hold onto them. My heart aches at the loss of my sweet Lucy, but I am also filled with gratitude for the years I had with her.