There's an irony central to family life that is highlighted in the parent/child dynamic. And it is underscored in the role reversal that often takes place among family members.
Here's a clear message for ultra-wealthy Americans who have been having bad dreams for years now that center on IRS and DOJ agents combing through the files of European financial institution for evidence of tax evasion: blissful nights of uninterrupted sleep are not yet on the imminent horizon.
Author John Steinbeck's novels are so highly regarded and widely loved that they were virtually destined from inception to undergo successive reincarnations as plays and films spanning decades.
A recent New York Times article addresses a distinct American phenomenon that has material implications for legions of estate planners in California and all across the country.