There is nothing like middle school to fire up the angst engine… for parents. Sure, sure… my daughter was nervous the first week worrying about what she would wear and doing her hair and trying out for volleyball but, 10 days into the school… Continue Reading “…on the deep dive into social media”
On the second day of January, this year, I found myself wandering around a cemetery in Salem, Massachusetts… at sunset. Given the historical context of the area, it wasn’t out of the ordinary to stop there. Given the timing of this stop on my… Continue Reading “…on the eye of the beholder”
My 11-year old daughter just left the house to go meet her new baby sister. The changes that have unfolded in her life, that have led to this moment, have been touched on in these posts, but they don’t have to be known to… Continue Reading “…on untangling the strings of light”
Dance routine… That pairing of words has never, ever, made sense to me. Because, as a noun, routine is simply a sequence of actions or a fixed program and when used as a descriptor it’s something performed as part of a regular procedure rather… Continue Reading “…on the (not so) delicate dance of hope”
Be like my dog, Shiner, and own what stinks. But… if you must blame someone, #blamebill. I tip my hat to him for being willing to make change.
Somewhere between early September and late October, last year, something in my life shifted. Imperceptibly, at first, but I must have made a wish, or something, that changed the degree of an internal guidance system, just enough, to land me, in a basket… Continue Reading “…on the beauty of going nowhere, fast”