Archive for March, 2018

On July 13, 2017, Robin Alan Young, author of this blog and my beloved husband, passed away after a hard-fought final battle with lymphoma.  The tides of that war turned and turned again over the course of 16 months.

Robin loved life and lived it well and fully.  Followers of Shadow of the Mind who did not know him personally but who admired his writing, his honesty and his vulnerability, his wonderfully wicked wit and his way of turning a phrase deserve to know that, while he (like all writers and other artists) struggled with doing the work, he never gave up.

​”I went to the woods because I wanted to live deliberately. I wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life. To put to rout all that was not life; and not, when I had come to die, discover that I had not lived.”   – Henry David Thoreau, paraphrased in the film Dead Poets Society. ​








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