This Is Us

The Pain of the L.L. Bean Catalog

My aging parents have hijacked the simple pleasures.

Adeline Dimond
Human Parts
Published in
9 min readJul 24, 2022
Photo by James Fitzgerald on Unsplash

It’s been a rough few weeks, shoved into a rough few years. I know everyone else has experienced the same dumpster fire world for years, and I know that wanting to throw myself off a cliff after two years of taking care of my elderly parents is overly dramatic, privileged…