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A mother’s life (encore)

I wrote this post last year in honor of my mother. When I went back to read it today I decided I couldn’t say it any better this year, so I’m reposting. Happy Mother’s Day. — My last coherent conversation with my mom was on Mother’s Day 2007. Ten days later she was gone. I

A mother’s life

My last coherent conversation with my mom was on Mother’s Day 2007. Ten days later she was gone. I visited her a few days before her death, but by then she needed so much pain medication that lucid moments were rare. Still, the ache of losing my mom isn’t the sharpest on days like Mother’s