Susan Estrich

01/23/2015 - 2:16am

    I spent the last three months of 2014 in another country. Over the course of those months, I was hospitalized five times in two different hospitals. (Spoiler for my worried friends: I'm OK, well, on the mend and writing again.) I had visiting nurses and caretakers and family meetings and all the things...

10/16/2014 - 1:29pm

    I've had stomachaches for as long as I can remember. As a kid, I called it an "uncomfortable feeling." As an adult, it was sometimes downright painful. But they came and went, and I chalked it up to stress and overwork and my long family...

10/09/2014 - 3:11pm

    When you hear Rep. Darrell Issa, one of the president's harshest Republican critics in the House, demanding to know whether the president is safe, it's tempting to believe that, at least for a moment, partisan politics has been put to one side in...

10/09/2014 - 2:48pm

    Today would be my mother's 88th birthday, which is not so old, but my mother seemed very old eight years ago, when she died. She did not have a happy life. Her mother died when she was still a teenager, she went to work while her brother went to college...

10/02/2014 - 4:15pm

    The spectacular failure of incumbent Alaska Sen. Mark Begich to use a "Willie Horton-style ad" (it's being called that) would almost be amusing for this veteran of the real Willie Horton ad were it not so pitiful on so many levels....

09/18/2014 - 4:42pm

    It seems like yesterday. And yet, so much was different.

    My kids were little. I still felt young. We were all so naive.

    Oh, of course we ...

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