My mother-in-law died just after midnight this morning. No, we were not close. And the lack of closeness makes me ponder in different ways. Makes me wonder about what I am giving.

Daily thought, yes! I appreciate your closing note to smile into the darkness. Your writing always resonates.

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My latest book is a memoir, Dance Me to the End: Ten Months and Ten Days With ALS. My newsletter is on Substack: THE UNSCHOOL FOR WRITERS.

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