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I’m Still Not Without My Father

On Christmas Eve, my father had brain surgery, a quick procedure to drain a subdural hematoma. Instead, we started 2018 wondering whether my father would be with us much longer....

Dad Spent This Christmas in Intensive Care

I got Mom’s text two days before Christmas. “I’m taking your daddy to urgent care.” Not the emergency room. Urgent care for a man who couldn’t walk and slurred his...

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Hard Candy Christmas

MTM’s mom (and my lovely mother-in-law) is in the house for Christmas. She fled Wisconsin for The Balmy South. A few days of sweating, and she’ll be ready to go back to the...