June 22, 2013

June 22, 2013

Today was the tenth anniversary of my father’s death and in some ways I can’t believe it’s been that long. In others, I can’t believe I ever had him. We measure his death by Eden’s life. She was five months old when my dad died. She rolled over for the…
How to Have a (mostly) Happy Marriage

How to Have a (mostly) Happy Marriage

 My husband, Paul, travels for work, usually overseas. This means a short trip is a week, but they are often longer. When he returns, as happy as I am to have him home, there is almost alway a time of readjustment where we’re both tired and easily irritated. Last week…

It Will Change Your Life

 Time is running out for my friend. We are sitting at lunch when she casually mentions that she and her husband are thinking of "starting a family." What she means is that her biological clock has begun its countdown and she is being forced to consider the prospect of motherhood.…
Witness: Seen and Unseen

Witness: Seen and Unseen

I haven’t told you this: I almost certainly saw the arsonist that morning. I qualify that because of my own sense of fair play. Our fire was not officially linked to the series of fires set in the summer and fall of 2010. Ours was the first and on a…
Witness: Seen and Unseen

Witness: Seen and Unseen

I haven’t told you this: I almost certainly saw the arsonist that morning. I qualify that because of my own sense of fair play. Our fire was not officially linked to the series of fires set in the summer and fall of 2010. Ours was the first and on a…
Witness: Seen and Unseen

Witness: Seen and Unseen

I haven’t told you this: I almost certainly saw the arsonist that morning. I qualify that because of my own sense of fair play. Our fire was not officially linked to the series of fires set in the summer and fall of 2010. Ours was the first and on a…