“After buses, airports, long lines, and a cramped flight from Seattle to Mesa, the entry garden in front of Sunrise Towers Assisted Living should have been a treat.”
from The Errand
in Memory to Memoir: An Anthology 2016
Jean Waight is a Bellingham essayist and memoirist who formerly
worked in communications for Group Health Cooperative.
Her first-person account of the twists and turns in a snow rescue,
“Through the Floor,” appeared in Cirque: A Literary Journal for
the North Pacific Rim, winter 2015. The Bellingham Herald published
her beach cleanup essay, and her sociological research
into retirement’s effect on income stratification was published in
the journal Research in Social Stratification and Mobility. Her
blog of life among the trees, full of shady opinions, is at greenteasympathy.