Category Archives: Old People

Christmas Remembrances

“Nothing good ever happened there for a special little boy afflicted with A.D.D. Piano practice, hour-long Family Home Evening lessons, meetings with a creepy old lady trying to motivate you to stop wetting your bed by giving you Strawberry Shortcake stickers, and one-on-one parental conversations about awful topics like puberty. These were the ugly ghosts haunting that living room, and I had no use for the place.” Continue reading

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The End of Times, The Best of Times

Sometimes I wonder how many old men who “have” dementia are really faking it, acting as any smart opportunist would in taking advantage of the biggest loophole in life—one that allows them to finally take it easy and do and … Continue reading

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