Crow’s Feet
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Crow’s Feet


Watching my mother decline

Photo by Moo Shua on Unsplash

Last Sunday evening I was driving around Public Square in downtown Cleveland, back in my hometown for a five-day visit. Traffic was squeezed into one lane, but I was in no hurry; my mother, her aide and I were there to look at the Christmas lights, and moving slowly gave my mom time to check out the deep blue, bright red and green LED lights that graced the Square.




“The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.” (Frank Lloyd Wright) Non-fiction pieces, personal essays and occasional poems that explore how we feel about how we age and offer tips for getting the most out of life.

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Judah Leblang

Judah Leblang

I'm a Boston writer/storyteller. I've written the memoir "Echoes of Jerry,” and numerous commentaries for NPR stations around the US. More at

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