Monthly Archives: February 2013

rest in peace

Barbara lost her mother on Sunday, my birthday. She told me on Thursday that she was having her mother evaluated for hospice care, and three days later her mom was gone. I called my parents that day – my father … Continue reading

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tapping the maples

For a play day in the Louisville area, take in the Maple Syrup Festival at Sugarbush farm in Indiana. We ventured half an hour north in the early spring chill last weekend. Here’s what we found: Sap boiling in a … Continue reading

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Role Reversal

I’m at that age where my parents need more help from me, though they’d never ask. I find I need to talk about power of attorney and advance directives, money and death, awkward at best. Worse, maybe, than the pre-teen … Continue reading

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