She was doubled over in a fit of laughter the other day when she said it. I had just told her I wasn’t the best tickler in the whole world, he was. “Grandpa John?! I don’t even know who that is!” Four years. Today it’s been four years. It seems like yesterday, but the truth […]
I’m thrilled to be partnering with Minute Maid to bring you this post celebrating parenthood. As always, all opinions are my own. The past couple weeks around here were filled with friends experiencing big moments with their children—wonderfully successful dance recital performances, the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat as Little League playoffs […]
I wrote the following piece for a writing contest (which I didn’t win) almost three years ago, and I’ve debated—for a long time—whether I wanted to share it here or not. But yesterday marked the 3-year anniversary of my life without my dad on this earth. And I realized there are absolutely days I still […]
I came to Starbucks today (aka my office) to write something entirely different. But two very meaningful posts I wrote on other sites went live today, and it just felt like I should take the time to reflect on them here. In my blogging home.
When I got an email that my blogger’s book club, From Left to Write, was going to be reading a book that took place in Vietnam as the war broke out, I found myself scrambling to sign up. I was desperate to read it. Strange, not only because I barely have enough hours in the […]