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On Raising Boys

February 18, 2010

Luck and fate will only take you so far. Every few years or so I get a lucky wave and a ride it out… but life is 10% what comes your way and about 90% how you react to it. I would credit that statement but can’t remember where I read it. You control your […]

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Bye, Bye Daddy?

January 17, 2009

How can some of us be so tragically blind? I shudder to think of what that boy’s future holds. Why can’t I save him? Why do women make decisions like this? For men? Really? And the worst thought of all – I brought him here, I led him to her through some kind of twisted […]

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Seeing clearly.

January 5, 2009

After pulling in from Chicago I spent a few hours in my apartment and then dashed over to Mia’s.  No longer playing Monopoly or roller skating in her basement, we were sitting in her very adult living room while her daughter slept upstairs talking about how in the hell she is going to get through […]

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The Dirty Laundry.

October 23, 2008

Every Wednesday night I take stock of the damage. Kitchen. Trashed. Living room. Even worse. I don’t even walk up to Benjamin’s room, I always save this for later so as not to send my body and mind into complete convulsions. But it’s just as bad. I’m not completely innocent here – much of the […]

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