What a week. Steve Jobs, may he rest in peace. On Wednesday we distributed my stepmother’s ashes. That same day my brother’s wife buried her father.
After our ceremony in Cape Cod, my brother said his daughter had asked: “why does God make people get old and die?”
Nobody there could answer that question. Several people, however, came up with variations on a common theme: that’s why it’s important that we live well. We should not waste time. Or love. Or spirit.
This morning I’m off to Yosemite with my youngest daughter.