A Caregiver's Nativity

(Very religious. Pretty raw. And kinda hopeful.) A guest post by Julianne Bruce I admit that I’m secretly wishing some not-so-nice things to befall Christmas revelers this year. I literally can’t look at personal Facebook pages right now. On top of this being my mom’s first year in memory care, my whole family has some […]

The Academy’s Fatal Addiction

Academia. Is. Dying. And we’re all watching helplessly, as though its malady is like a case of Alzheimer’s, and there’s nothing we can do but watch it deteriorate, wait until it forgets us, and welcome death as nothing other than a release from pain and grief. It is dying because it is at war with […]