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Category Archives: aging parents
Grief sneaks up
When I wrote last, I was cranking on research for the updates to the new edition of 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die. I’d survived my dad’s death and planning his funeral, trying to sort out his bills, and … Continue reading
Where I’ve Been
I feel like I’ve been out of touch for months. My father fell last August and broke his pelvis. Because he was so medically fragile, he stayed in the hospital for nine weeks while the bone healed without surgery. He … Continue reading
Kicking off Nanowrimo in San Francisco
This Saturday, September 29, the National Novel Writing Month is being celebrated in San Francisco at The Bindery at 4 pm. I’ll be one of the guest speakers. This announcement is quoted from the official invitation: The Kick-Off will include a … Continue reading
A month ago, while we were having lunch in Japantown, my daughter started to cry. She had pain in her chest, pain so bad it frightened her. We took her to the emergency room at the hospital where she was born. … Continue reading
I’ve been away again. This was my third trip since summer began, with one more to come next week. It’s been hard to keep a working rhythm with all the coming and going, but I’m making some progress. I wish … Continue reading