I’m not sure if calling an ostensibly useless limb by its own name is a reaction to the grief of the loss from the stroke but it sure does make us all laugh when we are transferring her from her wheelchair into the car all the while scolding Laverne for not wanting to come along for the journey.
Category Archives: Onwriting
Dear Me at 80
Well, me, you’ve made it to another milestone. You’ve likely cracked a few more phone screens and racked up more casualties in the laundry-black-hole-for-sock-pairs. In summary, you’ve won some and you’ve lost some more, no doubt…. can I offer some suggestions for your life at age 80?
Did Someone Order a Sandwich? (The new normal of raising children while caring for an aging parent)
I try to keep my voice soft because: how can I really know the answers? So I do my best to be patient, not freak out, and answer. all. the. questions.
On being a member of the sandwich generation which refers to those who take care of an aging loved one while still taking care of children.