Aging / Coronavirus / Humor / Pandemic / Quirky / Social distancing

Coronavirus — The sneeze heard ‘round my world

I entered the small post office branch on a lazy Sunday afternoon in late March. It looked deserted. Lucky me, I thought, since I’m freaking out over the coronavirus. Maybe I could get in and out without getting infected. I wore gloves but no mask. (CDC advisory had not yet changed.) But I wasn’t alone … Continue reading

Aging / Alzheimer's

Mom’s purse

Mom was digging in her purse for a hairbrush as I drove her down the highway to a friend’s party. Always fastidious about her appearance, she didn’t want a single hair out of place before she arrived. But as she rummaged through the black purse with the double leather straps, she came up empty-handed. “I … Continue reading