One of my art mentors, Lisa Pressman, posted this article on Facebook. I couldn’t resist passing it along to a wider audience than simply my own Facebook friends. There are so many good models of inner resilience in Carmen Herrera’s words.
Recently, I’ve been part of a support group of peers coping with the challenges surrounding our parents’ last years and even the unexpected loss of relatives and friends of our own generation. Experiencing so much decline and loss in such a relatively short time has really made an impact on me, especially since it coincides with growing evidence that my […]
I’m not sure why, maybe because I was a single gal well into my thirties, but my thoughts about life in old age have always focused on living in community, that is, in close relation to other people. There is some irony and even some anxiety around these fantasies. I’m not the most social being on the planet, often the […]