ArchiveMay 2019

From the Browser Tabs: Cohousing and Kids

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Cohousing fascinates me. I went to an informational meeting for a local cohousing community that broke ground just a few years ago. I’d never heard of such a thing and it seems amazing. If I could afford to buy one of their available units, I’d seriously consider it because I love the idea of communal living even if I’m also leery of communal living. This month’s article...

Being Mortal Chapter 1: The Independent Self

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In chapter 1, Gawande compares the aging experiences of two individuals. His grandmother-in-law grew old independently in America, living alone and providing for herself into her 80’s. Meanwhile Gawande’s grandfather lives co-dependently to the age of 110 in a pre-modern Indian province. I call his grandfather’s living situation co-dependent because while he lived with one of his sons and his...

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