October 23, 2018 Issue
Married 62 years, Mom’s 93 and Dad’s 91. I shuttle them between wakes and doctor visits. At 61, I’m so blessed to enjoy home cooking and word puzzles in the house where I grew up. But driving home afterward, I shake off the anxious certainty that any of my visits to see them together will someday be the last.
In those moments when you need to hear “I got you,” or “you’ve got this,” or simply “have faith—you’re supported by spirit,” your BFFs are there. But for times when you can’t connect with them right away, we’ve created the perfect lift-you-up-when-you’re-feeling-down music playlist to revive your inner badass.
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“It’s not personal. It’s business,” she would say each time I learned she’d undermined my progress on a shared project or badmouthed me to our boss. Here’s how I put the drama and stress behind me.