Losing them, fixing them, forgetting to put them in
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Amber Burke is a yoga teacher living in Abiquiú, New Mexico. She contributes to yogainternational.com.
But what daughter wouldn’t be unnerved by such foreshadowings of the time when her mother won’t be able to take care of herself; when she will have to be cooked for, spoon-fed, helped out of bed, cleaned in the most private of ways? You want your mother to be there to take care of you, to wipe away a smudge with her spit, to make you dinner, to catch you before you fall.