The Impossible Goodbye

“We agreed that when it was time for me to leave, we’d say our final goodbyes. I could tell she was worried about me. I said, ‘It’s okay, Mom. I’ve prepared myself for this.’”

Life as we Know it

“When my body won’t hold me anymore
And it finally
Lets me free
Will I be ready?”

The Perfect Storm

“Our last trip to the US was cra-zay. I barely even have the energy to tell the story.”

Showcase Showdown

“For as long as I can remember, my sister and I have been fans of over-the-top photos. Our Glamour Shot from 1991 is proof of that.”

Greenpeace

“Before heading to my parents’ house, Hilary and I drove to Oakland to hit up a marijuana dispensary, as you do. Mom was out of CBD oil and her appetite was almost non-existent, so we hoped to find something to remedy that.”

Life and Love, Parisian-Style

“Tonight (Nov. 9th) our family’s episode of House Hunters International will air at 10:30 p.m. PST on HGTV.”

Coping With Cancer

“Before I left California a few weeks ago, I gave my mom a small journal to write in.”

Sylvia

“My mom, dad, sister and I are in the waiting room at the oncologist’s office. I’ve just flown in from Paris.”

A Home of Our Own in Paris

“We got in one of those tiny elevators together and it seemed like the longest ride ever to the third floor. I fought my American instinct to break the silence and just stared at my clasped hands instead.”