TEN THINGS I LEARNED FROM MY MOM (WHO DIED WHEN SHE WAS 46)

  1. 1.
    Always make a list.
  2. 2.
    There is something delicious right around the bend.
  3. 3.
    Change is so close at hand.
  4. 4.
    Know the rules you're breaking --- and why.
  5. 5.
    Everything is better -- even the terrible stuff -- when you turn it into a game.
  6. 6.
    You aren't the masks you wear.
  7. 7.
    Lemon yogurt doesn't kill brain cancer.
  8. 8.
    A $1500 life insurance policy doesn't go far.
  9. 9.
    Death can bring out both the best--and the worst--in the people around you.
  10. 10.
    You will follow people around who look like her. For years. Just one more glimpse.