College Visits

I’m on a plane ride home. I was visiting a college with Max, one my 17 year old twins. Honestly, the whole college visit thing is a little bit foreign to me. I really can’t even remember doing it myself at the same age. Unless I count the time I drove up to Boulder fromContinue reading “College Visits”

The Spice of Life

I’ve been thinking a lot about why we all don’t stand together. Even when we are in the same community of people. Even when we share the same religion. Even when we work together with a common mission. Even when we are family. I think it must be fear. I am in a few groupsContinue reading “The Spice of Life”

The Courage of Conviction

I am feeling grateful right now. So much so that it is overwhelming me. I’m starting to understand that this is a good time for me to write. Thankfully, I have also been ordered by my therapist to find at least thirty to forty-five minutes every day for self care. Otherwise, I might be drivingContinue reading “The Courage of Conviction”

Frequent Flyer Club

Dear Beatrice, I’ve been thinking about you for a long time now, but these last few years I’ve thought about you more often. I really hope my indifference to you and your child didn’t cause you too much heartache. And if it did I hope you were quick to find forgiveness. I know what it’sContinue reading “Frequent Flyer Club”

Asephah

Dear Asephah, Finding the words to start this letter has been difficult for me, much like my difficulty sharing myself with you while living through what has been a heavy and painful stretch of time.  Words are one of the many things that have become complicated in my world. One reason is that my heartContinue reading “Asephah”