Erma Bombeck's Poem for Special Mothers is extra special to me as I am a Mother of a special needs child. My cousin sent me a copy many years ago, this was my introduction to this masterpiece. Of course when I read it I cried. I had to find a copy to pin here on my Pinterest page. Edna Mae Martin Sunvison
Why don't more people choose to induce death at the very end of life when they have little more to live for? We are still in thrall to traditional taboos that aren't rational. Those who choose suicide in these circumstances should be applauded for heir courage and selflessness.
A Swift Current Hallie Swift's latest essay about our decade of dementia--a reader: "your writing is powerful in its truth, reflections and suggestions...I have tried to really listen to my mother,,,and I would often find her message."