Human Parts
A publication from Medium about humanity: yours, mine, and ours.

THIS IS US

Meet Fish, my boss

This is my boss, Fish. Photo courtesy of the author.

Don’t freak out about the headline. Fish doesn’t know he’s the wrong dog; I’m the only one agonizing about our relationship. As far as Fish is concerned, my house is a pretty nice hotel, although the staff could be better trained.

Fish (not his real name) came into my life…

This Is Us

Extreme longevity is a mixed blessing — at best

Photo by author

“Why can’t I just take a pill?” my mother has pleaded over and over since she turned 100. “I don’t want to be here anymore.”

It’s a perfectly reasonable question, with no good answer. And that’s just not fair. …

Human Parts

A publication from Medium about humanity: yours, mine, and ours.

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