I stopped by the funeral home today to bid farewell to two very unique people. The first is a 37-year-old former colleague and theater friend. Shocking loss. Unable to wrap my mind around it. So young. . . so many young faces there to say goodbye.

The second was my high school Spanish teacher and perhaps one of the most influential people in my life. The 87-year-old had taught countless students, turning her true calling into a life’s legacy. I spoke briefly to her sister, who explained that in the second grade she knew Gladys had found her calling, influenced by a teacher of her own. How wonderful to always know who you should be. Gentle, fun. She will be missed.


One response to “Calling

  1. Two funerals in one day, double ouch.


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