Hard is Hard

I understand, people face HARD things in this life. You might have faced hard things over the years, things that make someone else’s stresses seem minor by comparison, but that’s the problem- the word, “comparison.” … More Hard is Hard

Comeback Kid

Wait, this website still exists? I understand your confusion, that was my precise thought when I got an e-mail telling me to either pay $40 or lose my domain name. I mentioned it to my husband, because I’ve recently learned that it is wife etiquette to mention any new purchases you may be making over … More Comeback Kid

Pee-Pee Outside

Sweet boys, nephews, twins, oh so fraternal. Don’t you know this world belongs to you? Everyone knows about those rooms, the rooms they build with every intention of us to potty there and nowhere else. In these rooms they build white statues of porcelain and fill the bowl shape with water. They say this all … More Pee-Pee Outside

An Open Letter to the Father Who Left My Nieces Fatherless

  I don’t know if you remember it, but I do, and she certainly does. You called their mom, my sister, your ex-wife, and you told her that you wanted to take Brooklynn out for a special daddy-daughter date on your weekend to have her. As an eight-year-old girl who desperately sought her daddy’s affection, … More An Open Letter to the Father Who Left My Nieces Fatherless

More Than a Sunset

As a collector of knowledge there are few things in life that break me more than the questions I ask that no one can answer. I drove my Sunday school leaders crazy when I was a child. So many, “why’s?” So many, “But then what’s?” So many thoughts that my young imagination churned that no … More More Than a Sunset