When we contrast two things, or people
We like to say apples
But I think it’s more like
When I brought my first child, my daughter Fallon, home it was two days before 9/11. I had read all the books on pregnancy, eating right and raising babies, but nothing prepared me for the real deal. I had always been good on following text books and directions as needed, but I didn…
I loved this. My dad died just over a year ago. I spoke at his memorial service, just as I had at my mom’s only 4 mos before. They were both cremated. Their ashes dumped into the lake that is directly behind their home. It’s amazing the humor that can pop out at such a time.
Thanks for writing this. White America receives the message differently when It comes from another white person. That sounds bad, but… Similar to the struggle women face — men receive the message differently when it comes from other men. “A Time To Kill” (tear jerker) with Matthew McConaughey does a great job of illustrating this dynamic.
Every night before my mother goes to sleep, she glances at the mirror. She’s fifty —seven at the time I am writing this, so she has basically lived half of her whole life, with only half left to go. She is by far, possibly the most strongest, hard-working and amazing woman I know, which is why I have decided…
Everything is kind of falling apart in my life right now, and I’m just kinda watching it all fall down and I don’t care sometimes. I’m scared because the not caring means things have gotten bad, and nothing all that big or unfixable has happened, but I’m so lost, and I keep thinking about…