Guest host Sean Cole looks at photos that Joshua Lutz took of his mother to create a portrait of her life-long mental illness. In the end, the photos allowed him to confront his fears about his own sanity.
When Tony and his wife Susan Sloan fell on hard economic times recently, they moved the whole family in with Susan's mother - Tony, Susan, their teenage son Ben, three dogs and two cats. Tony and Susan talk with Dick Gordon about the challenges of that arrangement, and why they think they've hit on a smart idea.
William Poy Lee grew up in San Francisco's Chinatown. But as he grew older, he became more and more American. When William Lee sat down to write his memoir, he realized he could not do it alone. It was the lessons (and the winter soups) of his mother, Poy Jen, that helped shape the person he had become. Also on the show: getting the dreaded pink slip just before hitting retirement age.
Delsie Bailey became pregnant with her daughter Faith while she was in high school. She's now a rising college junior, raising her daughter with her parents and committed to making sure that other high school girls get sex education.