Eighteen

18 years ago I went to bed early. I was 9months pregnant and didn’t sleep well so I ticked myself into the guest bedroom by myself.   I didn’t know if you were a boy or a girl. I was waiting to be surprised. That night I lay there, in the dark, and thought about […]

Hey fella!

Dear fella- I’ve spent most of your life telling you, “a good man does the right thing even when no one is looking.” I hope those words matter to you. I hope you always strive to do the right thing. Do I think you always do the right thing? No.  But perfection  was never my […]

Humpty Dumpty

 Humpty dumpty sat on a wallHumpty Dumpty had a great fall My little family had a great fall.  We broke.  I painstakingly gathered all the broken and shattered, pieces picked up every shard and then carefully put them back together.  It took time. It wasn’t easy but I thought I’d done it.  I thought I […]