Long overdue: physician-assisted death

The toughest day for me was not the day my mother died, but a week earlier when I said ‘Good Bye’ to her for the last time. My mom had terminal cancer. She had fought her breast cancer successfully for a few years, and we had thought she had beaten it, but the insidious disease…

I never really knew my neighbour

I never really knew my neighbour. In fact, now that I think about it, I didn’t even know his last name. He was a veteran. He lived across the street with his wife, who suffered badly from Alzheimer’s. Though he spent most of his time indoors he would wander out sometimes in his sweat pants…