Category Archives: Family

Shared Earphones


They sat in the back of the law school library, in the chairs closest to the expansive windows looking out over Bascom Hill and its steep grassy incline that was now peppered with crimson, ginger, and flaxen-colored fallen leaves. They … Continue reading

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Awash In Twilight


“Come outside and sit with me for a minute,” he says. “The sun is just going down. The sky looks awesome.” “I’ll be right there,” she replies. “I just want to put this food in the fridge and clean up … Continue reading

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The Most Controversial Issue Facing American Culture Today?


This post may be my most controversial post to date.  I’m going to address what might be one of the most divisive and provocative issues facing our society today.  No, it’s not marriage equality or the protection of women’s reproductive … Continue reading

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Most Beautiful of Life’s Seasons


“Childhood is the most beautiful of all life’s seasons.”  ~Author Unknown Summer vacation has officially started for our family.  School is out.  There have already been a few dips in our neighbor’s pool (thanks, neighbors!!). We are heading up to … Continue reading

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Get Out Your Binoculars


“Family quarrels have a total bitterness unmatched by others.  Yet it sometimes happens that they also have a kind of tang, a pleasantness beneath the unpleasantness, based on the tacit understanding that this is not for keeps; that any limb … Continue reading

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Guest Post at Alise Write: “From Some Other Beginning’s End”


I am so proud to be guest blogging over at Alise Write today where I write about the transformative nature of unexpected relationships.  It is one of my more vulnerable posts and includes a shout-out to an unexpected relationship (or, rather, … Continue reading

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The Streetlight


The streetlight stood tall in the sparkling sunshine of midday.  From dawn to dusk, passersby looked up, marveling at the effervescent blue sky and the wispy clouds, but never noticed the stark, utilitarian streetlight. The streetlight soared overhead with an unassuming confidence, … Continue reading

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