Five years ago today, my mother had a g-tube (gastric tube) inserted into her belly. The reason? She kept aspirating pills, and she got tired of going to the hospital to have them fished out of her lungs. When the doctor gave her the option…

Sometimes, the folks who use our weekly newspaper’s call-in service lose me along the way. This lament, for instance. I understand what he or she is saying, but the thesis statement seems unconnected to the exposition, if I may be permitted to go all lit-jock…

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