Monthly Archives: October 2011

Here’s What Helped

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My father came home from palliative care this week. On his 90th birthday, fifty people all crowded into a restaurant and we read the poems he loved and watched a … READ MORE

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Pinter’s “No Man’s land”

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People exiting the wonderful ART production of Pinter’s “No Man’s Land” pronounce themselves confused. It makes me wonder about the job of art to be clear. Because this play is … READ MORE

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My father and strength, Part 2

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We drive to the clinic, my father lying in the back seat. I ask at a nurse’s station for help moving him. Everyone is busy. I go to the check … READ MORE

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