Category Archives: Personal

Starting Somewhere – Why Not Right Here?

There’s lots of bad news in the world, and thanks to technology, it’s all at our fingertips, all the time. I am quick to hide my eyes and ears from gruesome stories of murder, abduction, or other such crimes, but I don’t hide from all the ugly. I am trying to learn from it, figure…
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Trying

I watched almost an entire infomercial this morning on a product called “My Baby Can Read” where all these tiny taters were, it appears, reading words printed on oversized flash cards. I was enthralled. And completely ready to slap down the 200 hundred bucks for the program. And no, I don’t have any children. But…
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The Art and Craft of Not Knowing

I am getting old. I know this is true by the amount of times a day I shake my head in the direction of people younger than me and have thoughts that start off with “Kids today…” as if in the 80’s we were built of such better stuff. A short memory is another sign…
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It Just Got Real.

You know when someone has a baby and then for six months all they do is talk about the baby? Well, I just had another baby – this time a book and not a boy. Although it is a book about a boy. Based on the boy that I do have. Anyway. I have a…
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