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I Wear Glasses (and other telltale signs that I’m aging)

I Wear Glasses (and other telltale signs that I’m aging)

Aging is difficult for my dad. His chin quivered as he looked at me and said, “It’s like I woke up one day and got old.” He was telling me about a recent fall he’d taken during our first 2014 snowstorm in January. Though nothing was […]

My Blind Great-Grandmother and a Lesson in Integrity

As I’m writing this, allowing myself to dwell on the fact that I can’t have cookies, my mind has drifted to my great-grandmother’s house and Breyer’s peach ice cream. I love the fact that I knew and remember my great-grandmother. She was a wonderful lady […]