Our parents practiced thrift. They saved everything and passed it down with the tacit agreement that we would do the same. Those of us raised by the greatest generation have some literal baggage to deal with.
Dynamic Woman — Changing Times
The turbulence we experience when we lose our last parent caught Lise Funderburg’s attention. In The Last Goodbye (Time 11/13/00) she dug under the rocky soil of pain and sadness to reach a bedrock issue: you’ve lost the last person who provided the family structure and purveyed the family history.
© Sydney Avey