The Goodbye Look
Saying farewell to my father when I went away to college was one of the strangest experiences of my life
I love pizza, but the four of us laughing around the dinner table is what really fills me up
Solo at 60
It's hard for my grown kids to accept that their almost senior mother is alone—without a man
30 Essential Rules for Parenting Adult Children
Follow this helpful advice and you may actually get to see them every once in a while
I inherited my father's sense of humor and his neat trick of using it to alleviate any pain
The Quiet Last Days of My Mother's Life
After Ma's third stroke, I wondered if she was still there behind her closed eyelids. Turns out, she was.
Standing on Ceremony
Even if there was a misunderstanding, we were supposed to stick together. No matter what. We were family.
Turn and Face the Strange
My daughter wanted to listen to music from my youth and I wanted to listen to music from hers. Bridging the gap seemed impossible.