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Keep Alert for Changing Conditions

Keep Alert for Changing Conditions

  I became an empty nester in the middle of a January snowstorm.   The snow began falling thick shortly after midnight. Plenty of time to turn black asphalt into a sloppy white slippery mess by 9:00am. Despite the thermometer reading 16 degrees and the sky reading...
Hold On My Heart

Hold On My Heart

Double-buckling up front because there’s no room left in the car!   It really began five years ago. Five years ago the first cords holding my heart intact began their inevitable, inexorable unfurling, taking with them what was never mine to hold onto in the...

Days Like These

  Today was one of those double-whammy, two-fisted, double-doctor appointment days. The kind that sucks all the life out of you, leaving a mama spent and wondering what happened to her plans for the day.   Still, I guess it’s better than last week’s triple play,...

His Eye is on My Sparrow

I crossed a threshold in my life as a mother a few weeks ago. It was a moment filled at once with expectation at the adventure that lies ahead, and sorrow over what is understandably lost.   The moment came as I made the long journey from Philadelphia to Raleigh, NC...