Age of Empathy
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Age of Empathy

Am I Still Losing My Home If I Never Lived There?

My parents’ retirement house felt like a perpetual summer camp

Being in my parent’s great room always filled me with a sense of relaxation. Maybe it was the double sets of sliders that let so much sunlight into the room. Maybe it was the oversized, sectional couch that I sank deep into when I sat down. Maybe it was being away. Coming to…



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Sandy Gold

I’m an educator, an advocate for inclusion, an avid reader, and a mother struggling to adjust to being an empty nester. IG:@outofturnspeaking