Tag Archives: Home

AT HOME LEFT AND RIGHT

If you are a regular follower of this blog, you will know that I am changing home base from the Right Coast in New England to Left Coast of California. You will also be aware that this is not easy-peasy. … Continue reading

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CAN YOU GO HOME AGAIN?

Can a person really “go home again” and what does that mean? Thomas Wolfe’s most famous book title says we can’t. I’m not sure. This week Bill and I went home again to the San Francisco Bay Area where he … Continue reading

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“You Can’t Have Everything. Where Would You Put It?”

  “He who dies with the most toys wins” was a popular, annoying bumper sticker in the 1980’s. Most people would disagree with that statement nowadays because at some point, belongings that were once desirable become clutter. As the comedian … Continue reading

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HOME OR ASSISTED LIVING HOME?

In his important new book, Being Mortal, Atul Gawande, M.D. recounts the origins of assisted living facilities and the efforts to make residences for the frail elderly more like home. Six issues of this blog have explored what home means … Continue reading

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Home…and Leaving Home

Leaving home is in the air these days. Last month the aisles of Bed, Bath and Beyond were clogged with mothers and their 18-year-olds shopping for furnishings for college dorm rooms. I have been through this process three times, and … Continue reading

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Home: A Place With a Soul

“Home is the place where from every view I can find a memory. The dining room table is a good spot to begin. I always sit at the end nearest the kitchen and my husband always at the opposite end. … Continue reading

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Home…Again

Home, what it feels like, where it is–in your imagination, in your town, in your heart– means many things. Last week I asked readers to share what Home means to them, and here is what some people wrote: Home is a … Continue reading

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Home Is Where the …What?…Is

  Some people are homebodies; others prefer to spend most of their time traveling, the farther the better. Why are we so different? And what do we get out of staying put or roaming? A couple of weeks ago, a … Continue reading

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