Monthly Archives: February 2018

February 11, 2018

Courage and Cancer

Yesterday, as I ate lunch with two friends, a young woman came into the restaurant with a scarf covering her head. No need to ask. Cancer and its dreaded attendant–Chemo therapy. Still she smiled a cheerful smile, laughing with her friends as they ate lunch. With courage, she was fighting to live as happy a […]

February 6, 2018

Elderly Mothers and Collections

One thing my 98 year-old mother did not do in her life time was to collect anything. Well, maybe books. The CBS Sunday Morning show did a story on a man who collected washing machines. He had started his collecting late in life but had managed to accumulate warehouses – plural—full of every form of […]

Elderly Mothers