The Long Goodbye

Today I was thinking how when my dad suddenly died at age 49 from a heart attack, I didn’t get to have the chance to say goodbye. To say all the things I wanted to tell him, to tell him what a great dad he was, and how grateful I was for everything he had…

Love in the time of Alzheimer’s

   I see them almost everyday in my building. We ride the elevator together and I always notice the kindness in her eyes. More often than not, she has a far away look that tells you she's physically there, but her mind is elsewhere. Sometimes she gives me a smile. I don't know if she'll…