#389: An interview with Lisa Bubert, author of “The Sunset”
There’s still time to join our discussion on Sunday, April 30
Dear Loyal Readers,
I’m happy you’re here. This month at Article Club, we’ve been focusing on “The Sunset,” by Lisa Bubert. If you haven’t read the article yet, I highly encourage you to do so. In the essay, Ms. Bubert discusses her experience working in a nursing home when she was a college student. It’s poignant and outstanding.
Also: I hope you’ll join us to discuss the article on Sunday, April 30, 2:00 - 3:30 pm PT on Zoom. There’s still time to sign up. Article Clubbers are kind and thoughtful and welcoming. Our conversations are always in small, intimate, facilitated groups. Plus there’s a bonus: Ms. Bubert will be joining us!
I’m excited to share that I had the opportunity to interview Ms. Bubert a couple days ago about her brilliant essay. We talked about a number of topics, including:
how we love our grandparents in our society but not our elderly
how we don’t care about the people who care for the elderly (i.e., Black women)
how death is the most vulnerable act
how “there is no act of love greater than to sit with someone as they face their deepest moment of vulnerability”
how the elderly deserve our dignity, and how “dignity requires witness”
I hope you take a listen and share your thoughts in the comments.
Thank you for listening to the interview. Hope you liked it. 😀
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