Quantifiable Love is certainly not girl’s best friend, glitter pawned for tears post-divorce. It is not awkward silence holding its… Read more Quantifiable
2013 gift list
Before I move on, I want to look back—not to dwell on the past or listen to Sirens, as I… Read more 2013 gift list
Choosing not to
When my friend Bruce invited me to his concert next weekend, I was stoked—and then immediately felt totally bummed. His… Read more Choosing not to
My husband changes the oil in our vehicles himself. When his brake pads need to be replaced, he borrows tools… Read more Not wasted
Drowning the crocodile
I feel like Captain Hook every day. I hear the tick tock of an invisible clock, and at times, it’s… Read more Drowning the crocodile
How about a round of applause?
Last night, I had a more-trying-than-usual time lulling my baby into slumber. I nursed her. I changed her diaper. I… Read more How about a round of applause?
This morning, I awoke to the adorable chatting and fussing of my nine week-old infant daughter. Moans and groans followed–not… Read more Greener grass
Right where I belong
“What’s one feeling you’ve had since having her that has surprised you?” One of my best friends posed this question… Read more Right where I belong
I experienced my first bout with angina at 28 years old while walking through a Wal-Mart parking lot one cold… Read more Angina