Articles by Kate Petersen
June 24, 2014
While my father is a young 81—another man’s 61, according to everyone who meets him—the fact that there’s an “8” in the age recorded in so many of the obituaries he sends is still a fact. When did this happen? I think. I think: So he’s preparing me.
July 20, 2012
The mothers and daughters in these stories are working out how to hold on to one another even as they scramble to get out of each other’s way.