Why do we connect with some people and not others? BetsyG reflects on her recent reconnections to try to understand what makes a friend.
BetsyG reflects on a shopping trip with her mother and the change in relationship that develops as her parents age.
When BetsyG’s perimenopausal symptoms went out of control, she turned to an unlikely cure: the Mirena IUD. In this article, she looks at why she tried Mirena and talks about the outcome.
Folding laundry had an odd effect on me when I realized how little was left in the way of little-boy clothes. It was a marker of a life passage that I just hadn’t expected.
Ron doesn’t just hate the sound of oldies music; oldies affect him profoundly…and negatively. This beautifully written essay looks at nostalgia, and offers a philosophical view on what oldies might say about your life.