The Day I Caught my Husband Indulging in His Secret Guilty Pleasures

It’s not that I didn’t know. Maybe I was just in denial about the whole thing. Maybe I was unwilling or unable to accept what is. It was late one evening when I emerged from running on the treadmill in the basement. It’d been an unforgiving and arduous winter, full of sunless days and brutally … Continue reading The Day I Caught my Husband Indulging in His Secret Guilty Pleasures

I Never Thought I’d See the Day That My Daughter Would Become a Cancer Statistic

I know that I’ve made promises to write about the different things that I’ve encountered and I haven’t gone back and done that...yet. Today, I'm going make good on my promises, and begin by going back. I'm going to start with my daughter Caelan, followed by my sister, Lea. I've been trying to mix things … Continue reading I Never Thought I’d See the Day That My Daughter Would Become a Cancer Statistic

A Letter To My Sister on Mother’s Day

Dear Lea, It's Mother's Day. Crazy, right? It's the first since you left this crazy spinning planet. Believe me, it's been beyond crazy, kind of sad you missed it. It's funny because all I can think about is you today. You, yes, you. I'm also thinking about your boys and I wonder what they're thinking … Continue reading A Letter To My Sister on Mother’s Day

An Eccentric and Unorthodox Homage to My Mother

So, it’s Mother’s Day weekend, and I’m betting you’re all looking for confirmation that I indeed have a mother. What with that filthy mouth and all, I do in fact have a mother! I come from a very long line of potty mouths by the way, and although my great grandmother didn’t display it often, … Continue reading An Eccentric and Unorthodox Homage to My Mother