Five Good Things

Five good things,  I tell my daughter as she leaves for school.  Because the weight of Twelve drags heavy on her shoulders lately, especially in the mornings, more of a burden than the overladen backpack middle school requires.  See if you can see five good things as you walk to school this morning.   Earlier,Continue reading “Five Good Things”

Ways in which Parenthood Changed Me (The Beginning of a List)

1. Dear God in Heaven, not only did I write a paragraph with three exclamation points in it, I allowed the world to see that paragraph. 2. I sometimes get an inordinate amount of pleasure from waking up at 5:30 in the morning (particularly if I’m waking up to read the paper or drink coffee,Continue reading “Ways in which Parenthood Changed Me (The Beginning of a List)”