I have been haunted by a deathbed promise I made 24 years ago. But now with the Aid in Dying movement growing, it's time to break my silence and lend a voice to help terminally ill people control their end of life.
I arrive to find my mother in a state of high anxiety. My parents' home sold within weeks of listing it on the market and they are completely unprepared. My mother is intent on getting rid of everything she owns; if I'd shown up any later, my parents might be sleeping on Tatami mats.
Annabelle Gurwitch has middle-age in her cross-hairs with Autumn Leaves, an exclusive e-book short, about getting a Mrs. Robinson-like crush on a 26-year-old Apple store "genius" named AuDum ("like the season").