The takeover of Whole Foods by Amazon was approved this week, and we’re told that by Monday we could be seeing some big changes in the whole grocery business. This has occasioned an awful lot of clothes-rending on the internet, and even Robert Reich (who I normally respect) has weighed in on what a terrible thing this is. Now Reich is a brilliant guy, and I’ve never been Secretary of Labor (although I’m pretty confident I could do a better job than the current incumbent), so I’m only going to argue here out of my own experience. I think the …Read More
I’ve recently had the responsibility of working with several recently widowed clients here in Williamsburg, Virginia. I’ve had several of these conversations lately and wish to share the highlights with you. In fact, my Dad passed away last year and my brothers, sisters-in-law, and I helped my Mom work through these same issues. Mom is the final judge, but I think we did fairly well.
Whether it’s sudden and unexpected or after an already lengthy ordeal, there’s nothing that can prepare you for losing your spouse. Grief and mourning affect each of us uniquely, but all widows and widowers share …Read More