A Trusted Friend in a Complicated World

Cassandra Brooklyn

Cassandra Brooklyn is a writer, guidebook author, and international tour leader based in New York City. She writes regularly about travel, food, health, and tech and has been published in Reader’s Digest, The Daily Beast, Fodor’s, AAA, Lonely Planet, Matador Network, The Culture Trip, Travel + Leisure, Moon Travel Guides, Medium, and Far & Wide, among others. She earned her Master’s degree in Psychology from New York University and her BBA in Marketing from the University of Wisconsin. You can follow her on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
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Caring for My Mother’s Plants Is Helping Prepare Me for a Life Without Her

Sometimes I hate caring for my mother's plants, but I know they'll be a source of comfort in the future