A Generation Xer's caregiving journey

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Jackie Hooper: Things Left Unsaid? Write Them Down – Huffington Post

Tweet In March of 2009, I set out to begin my letter-collecting journey. Deeply touched by the sudden death of actress Natasha Richardson and the media coverage that ensued, I was plagued with overwhelming emotions about unexpectedly losing a loved one. I was particularly concerned with Natasha’s husband and two boys — I kept wondering… Continue Reading

Layaway: Everything old is new again

Tweet When the financial storm hit the fan over the past several weeks. Grandma asked. “Whatever happened to layaway?” I was then lectured about how my great-grandmother got most of the furniture on layway. It was simple, you paid a little at a time, and when you made that last payment, nothing could replace the… Continue Reading