For the past couple of years, my mother has been writing her life story. What started for her as a diversion—taking a continuing-ed class at our local library called “A Legacy of Your Life”—has turned into a full-fledged mission. It began as a. . .
I did my civic duty earlier this week, giving up my life as a normal citizen for a few days and answering the summons to jury duty. As I headed to the courthouse on Monday morning, I grabbed a book suitable for the occasion; I wanted a good . . .
“There are a thousand thousand reasons to live this life, every one of them sufficient.”
My book club wasn’t ready for this one. It was our third death-centered book in a row, following on the heels of The End of Your Life Book Club, Will Sch. . .