When Good Enough is Good Enough

Sixteen years ago this month, my husband and I were married. We were barely able to shake the rice out of our hair and clothes before we were asked about children. Fourteen years ago, I gave birth to my incredibly handsome and wonderfully original son. Before I'd even mastered the art of the diaper change,... Continue Reading →

The Bright Side of Life

Some things in life are bad They can really make you mad Other things just make you swear and curse When you're chewing on life's gristle Don't grumble, give a whistle And this'll help things turn out for the best        Monty Python Try to watch your favorite television program during an election... Continue Reading →

Girl Gone Mild

If you have kept up with my posts, or you're just a random unlucky Web surfer who stumbled upon my rants, you know that I am a runner who has been struggling with the ups and downs of recovering from knee surgery. If there is one piece of advice I hear most frequently, it's "Take... Continue Reading →

Who Does She Think She Is?

Recently, my community experienced yet another tragic example of schoolyard bullying leading to suicide. A young girl at my son's middle school took her own life, following alleged repeated bullying by her classmates. As you can imagine, this tragic incident has brought bullying back to the spotlight. Hopefully, it means parents will have meaningful discussions... Continue Reading →

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