New post on my blog—Daughter on Duty: Caring for my Mother.

“Passing the Mantle may be a misrepresentation of what really is happening here; it implies intention on my mother’s part that is not present, at least not overtly. Slipping the Mantle, Seizing the Mantle, Surrendering the Mantle, Sneaking the Mantle might be more to the point.” read more