TOGETHERNESS—Author Andrea Gallagher, right, with her mom. Courtesy photo
`I recently visited New Hampshire to join my mother in celebrating her 85th birthday.
While planning the visit, I asked my mother if she would like to go on a short trip with me—maybe a visit to Cape Cod or to Maine?
My mother has temporarily lost her “partner in crime” for outings. My sister is in “grandma mode,” babysitting her 4-month-old grandson four days a week.
On the girlfriend front, my mother was neve...