My favorite picture — the girls (You’ll see what I did there)

My favorite picture — the girls (You’ll see what I did there)

Wednesday morning began smugly for me as I strolled out of my house with a full schedule of appointments, work, yoga and some socializing ahead. I especially felt pleased with myself about my 8:20 appointment for my way overdue mammogram. My procrastination in the face of so many friends and family members who battled breast [...]

The long goodbye

The long goodbye

She got a little needy in her later years, and, though we loved her still, we approached her with a timidity that must have hurt her feelings. "What's she doing?" my daughter Katherine whispered when she saw a frail arm reach out from the rear window and swing back and forth randomly. "She's greeting you," [...]