My country tis of thee

Written 9/11/20 Nineteen years ago we froze and watched the towers fall. We watched our fellow Americans jump to their deaths trying to save their lives. We revered our police and firefighters for running toward the horror instead of away. In the aftermath we tried to catch our collective breath. In one short morning the … Continue reading My country tis of thee

The Tension of In Between

Originally published on I’m caught in the tension of “what was” and “what will be.” With the nest almost empty,my role as a mother is evolving. As it should. If done well, I will parent myself out of a job. It’s not my place to hold too tight as a smother mother but to … Continue reading The Tension of In Between