April 2010

choices

April 30, 2010

Parenting is a lesson (that should be italics: a lesson) on choice. Every day. Every minute it’s another choice. What to do, what not to do, what’s safe, smart, the “right thing.” There are so many choices it’s insane; it would literally drive you mad just to think about them all at once. As with […]

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as good as it gets

April 21, 2010

Anyone regretting never having kids, or especially those who have chosen not to have kids and are wondering if they’ve made a mistake, since their friends and families are always saying “I guess I’ll never have a grandchild/neice/nephew” followed by a big sigh… those people should come here for a weekend and spend some time […]

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death and dying

April 5, 2010

My uncle Reid died this week. He was diagnosed with cancer and given “10 months to live” 10 months ago. Almost to the day. It’s strange, because I feel like you constantly hear “they told me I had 10 months to live…and that was 12 years ago!” stories, but it didn’t happen here. They said […]

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