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What You’ll Remember

July 31, 2018 // 0 Comments

Previously published on The Next Good Thing. Over the past several years, my mom’s dementia has been slowly progressing. While her mind has been fading, her body has [...]

Personal Essays | 4 Lessons My Grandma Taught Me

July 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

Coffee is a form of meditation. In order to enjoy a cup, you must have a quiet and calm mind. My grandma is a Greek coffee pro. She loves making coffee, drinking it, ‘reading’ the cup. But most of all, she loves coffee talks. [...]

Personal Essays | Mourning the Living

July 10, 2018 // 1 Comment

It's possible to mourn the loss of someone who is still alive. I've been mourning the loss of my mom since she was diagnosed with Alzheimer's eight years ago. [...]

Notes from Nanea | Ordinary Sad

June 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

My dear Sweatpants & Coffee tribe, I woke up the other day feeling sad. There’s the Big Sad, because, you know, terrible, not-fun life events, but then there’s also [...]
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