More Mercy Please (The Iron Lady)

Two quick facts about biopics: they can be a bullet train to an Oscar (Since 2004, Ray, I Walk the Line, The Queen, The King’s Speech, and The Iron Lady have won a total of ten, including two for best actor and three for best actress). The second thing is I haven’t been overwhelmed by any of them. I blame itContinue reading “More Mercy Please (The Iron Lady)”

Learning about Love

Connie is my mother-in-law. She is 95 and has been in the memory loss unit of an assisted living home in Huntsville for a number of years. As with most people with dementia, she has days that are good and days that aren’t. This past Christmas was our turn in “the rotation,” which as anyContinue reading “Learning about Love”