Category Archives: aging parents

The challenges of living with parents in this 70s and 80s

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

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Family Obligations

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

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Grave Play

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

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Split in spirit

I came back from Michigan on Wednesday, but I feel like I left half myself behind.  Both my parents haven’t been well in the last month. My mom had hip replacement surgery yesterday morning.  She’s 73 and arthritis has been … Continue reading

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