Celebrating 100 Years. Saying Goodbye.

My grandma, Florence, died this morning. She would have turned 100 on the 19th of April. She died at home in Portland, which is what she wanted. And she got to live at home until the end, thanks to my uncles’ care and a number of caregivers who cared for her over the years. Part of […]

Sometimes We All Need A Bowl of Cut Fruit

Eric’s aunt died on Friday afternoon in Los Angeles. She had been ill for a long time and had rallied countless times throughout her life after her doctors told her to ‘call the family’. I didn’t know Margie very well, but I had gotten to spend time with her a few times and I have heard many stories from Eric and Ruth (Eric’s mom) […]