After reading Uncertain Inheritance, An: Writers on Caring for Family it’s clear there are a few things we should probably all have lined up, just in case, to make it easier to deal with serious illness: 1. Lots of money. 2. Lots of competent, loving family members and/or friends. 3.
This is official notice that friends will no longer be receiving any birthday wishes from me. I still do hope people have happy birthdays, but I refuse to say anything; what I could get back has become too risky. Like the latest example: I recently popped off an email to
Having spent much more time thinking about cleaning the house than actually doing it, I’ve mentally sorted housework into two categories: executive and shift work. Cleaning the house is mostly executive work, stuff that if it’s your responsibility, you do it whether or not your 40 hours for the week
I don’t mean to sound like an effete little whiny Euro snob, but sometimes the stereotypes are true: Americans drink a lot of bad coffee. I’m back recently from a visit to the States and believe me, it was rough, coffee-wise. I don’t mean the drinks at all these coffeehouses