New Years Resolutions for 2018 (part 2)

So onto the New Year (I wrote this post as part of this one, but it got too long). To start, a little music for the mood: In 2018, I want to commit myself to taking better care of myself. A lot of my time is spent on activism and trying to help others. It’s…

Goodbye to 2017 (part 1)

I wrote this as a 2 part thing (really just one that got long, and one is sad and the other more optimistic.  The one below is sad, the other is happier) Some music for the mood: It’s been a really intense 2017. I almost can’t tell what year it is, it has gone by…

Reflections on life and death with the passing of my Babcia

A few weeks before my grandma (Babcia) passed away, we were driving to my mom’s house. She was pretty disoriented and was complaining about the same thing over and over again, worrying because she needed money to bribe the guards, ahem, I mean caretakers, at the rehabilitation center she was at. She hated nursing homes,…