The annual letter to my kid as he turns 13.

7 months ago

Write Here, Right Now

I have been writing here since my child was only a few weeks old and this blog actually weighs on…

12 months ago
a graphic image of the text "better days are coming" repeated over and over and the words "hang in there" superimposed near the bottom right

Adventures in COVID

This past weekend Kale had to get a COVID test. In my gut I felt very strongly that he was…

1 year ago
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The pandemic marches on and waits for no one.

1 year ago


They feel less urgent now, the parenting moments. Today was Kale’s first day of middle school (a whole one hour…

2 years ago


I have some exciting – albeit slightly terrifying – news to share. I am very proud to announce that I…

3 years ago

Kindness To Myself

Those of you who have been reading for a few years know that I have long enjoyed volunteering for causes.…

3 years ago


A Medical Vignette There are four of us here, in the second waiting room of breast imaging. You can tell…

3 years ago


On burning out and re-evaluating.

3 years ago