Do or Do Not, There is No “Let Me Know”

About a year or so ago, when I was nearing the end of an almost-four-year run as a primary caregiver for my mother-in-law, who has Alzheimer’s, I got into something of an argument with a friend over this sentence: “Let me know what I can do to help.” I was trying (and

Walk A Mile: Taking Care

She doesn’t use her dishwasher or her oven anymore.

Correction -- she uses these things, but not in the manner in which they were intended to be used.  They have become filing cabinets of sorts.  The top rack of the dishwasher is where she stores paper towels.  Not rolls of