Jim Fry wrote:It sounds as if you are writing about families in the city. And it sounds like a number of your "thoughts" and assumptions are city based. My experience is quite different. We live on a multigenerational farm.
Travis Johnson wrote:
We knew all this stuff would eventually happen, but on Monday my Mom had a massive heart attack. She lived to see another day, but has a heart anurism and the Dr's said she is a ticking time bomb, with open heart surgery scheduled for next week. So it is all happening quicker than we thought.
...but in life many things are not by choice: who your parents are, where you were born, the color of your skin, your economic sistuation, etc. All that matters is that you take what has been handed to you, and make the most of it. Whinning about things you cannot control is pointless.