Storing here a short list of books at the local library that I want to review over the next year.
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...
I finished reading Being Mortal by Atul Gawande last year. Having set it aside for a few weeks, my next task is to read it again and record my initial, somewhat random, thoughts and questions from each chapter. These will provide a starting point to organize and expand on my ideas and reflections about the book. Below are my takeaways from the Introduction.
I began clicking on articles about end-of-life questions and elder care several years ago. Sometimes I read them right away, and sometimes they sit in my browser tabs for a few weeks before I have the capacity to read and reflect on them.
Most of us will grow old, and we all will die. These are just facts. Yet these bare facts lead to a seemingly infinite cascade of complicated questions.