Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Sunday, October 20, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Cloudy 42° Cloudy

Huckleberries Online

Millsap: Obits Make You Glad You’re Alive

Home Planet: Chronicling death makes you appreciate life/Cheryl-Anne Millsap, Spokesman-Review

Cheryl-Anne Millsap: "What are you reading?" she asked. "The obituaries." "Why?" she asked, her voice muffled because she was deep in the cabinet. "Did someone you know die?" "No." I said without looking up. "I'm just reading." "I don't like that page," she said with a shudder. "It makes you think about being dead."

Question: Why do/don't you read the newspaper obituaries?

You must be logged in to post comments. Please log in here or click the comment box below for options.

comments powered by Disqus
« Back to Huckleberries Online

Huckleberries Online

D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.