I Dreamed about Mama Last Night

I watched my mom — a woman with three Master’s degrees, in library science, comparative literature, and management and public policy; a woman who was fluent in French and German and did her Stanford undergraduate senior thesis on Hannah Arendt and Martin Heidegger — lose her mind over the course of two years. She was 58…. [S]he had noticed her spelling getting worse because MS Word’s spell-checker was catching more…