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

THIS IS US

Meet Fish, my boss

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

“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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