Two weeks ago, the “About Lynn” section of this brand new blog somehow migrated to the Bangor Daily News obituary section. I’m dead serious. When I shared this fatal mistake on Facebook, I got a lot of “likes” and laughs. “This could only happen to you, Lynn,” some said. I’m not sure this could only […]
Who knew that in my sixties, I’d be simultaneously dealing with adolescent angst, adult children, and elder care? Days, I teach middle level students to read and write. Nights and weekends, I often spend with my father and mother who live in separate facilities in separate towns. My two siblings and I collaborate to ensure our parents’ quality care, which requires patience, vigilance, and constant advocacy. In the midst of all this, I lean on my husband, a retired educator, to keep me sane and happy.