It’s much too easy to light a match, toss it over my shoulder with abandon, and watch 2020 burn.There’s enough… Read more 2020: Blessing or curse?
“Mama, I thought you were leaving!” Maggie looked up from her short stack of wooden blocks where she crouched, smiling,… Read more No tissues
Does anyone actually enjoy visiting their gynecologist? I didn’t think so. I dread this annual visit more than I detest… Read more All clear
I am sick. I am plagued by a disease which alters the way I view the world—the disease of perception.… Read more Real miracles
Will you be my friend?
In elementary school, I scribbled a few friendship invitations, carefully wrapped them 80’s origami style, and passed them to the… Read more Will you be my friend?
Maggie will turn four in November. I watched her sleeping tonight (since I couldn’t seem to fall asleep myself). She… Read more Doing
My three year-old daughter has been waking up around 2 a.m. for weeks now, tossing and turning in tears, crying… Read more Outcomes
Bethany, I gotta hand it to you this year. I’m really proud of you for following through on the decision… Read more Treat yo’self
Word of the year 2016
I have a confession to make, and as a graduate of a liberal arts university (with a minor in religion… Read more Word of the year 2016
The best and worst of 2015
The truth is I’ve never read The Tale of Two Cities. After spending 20 minutes scouring SparkNotes—yep, SparkNotes (the shame… Read more The best and worst of 2015