Monthly Archives: October 2021

The MIL/DIL dynamic

Mother-in-law, Age 72 I recently moved near my son to be near him and the grandchildren, and I had an incident the other day with my daughter-in-law that was the last straw. She has ignored me for years, despite my … Continue reading

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Mesh curtain

Susan, Age 73 It must have been the mid nineties when I took one particular flight. I can’t remember where I was en route. I do remember the mesh curtain. Flying steerage or non-first class was how I flew most … Continue reading

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Older day-by-day

Jane Hallowell, Age 72 I had breakthrough Covid eight weeks ago and still find myself dozing on and off during the afternoon. But two things happened to me yesterday that made me question whether or not they were Covid- or … Continue reading

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