Tag: memory

Jeopardy for Seniors

Jeopardy for Seniors
My father was a huge fan of Jeopardy. He had an extraordinary memory for certain categories: history, sports, art, classical literature, and music and entertainment from the 1940s. I remember him shouting out the answers he knew and grumbling about categories like popular culture that were out of his wheelhouse. Much like his obsession with... Read more »

On the Second Anniversary of my Mother’s Death

Sheryl Sandberg has a new book about grief and the loss of a loved one. She calls it Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy, and its goal is to help people recover the death of someone they loved and find happiness. Today marks the second anniversary of my mother’s death, and I... Read more »