Hey fella

Hey fella- When you were in 2nd grade you came home and announced, “I HAVE TO WEAR COLLARED SHIRTS TO SCHOOL!” (everything you said at that age was said in excitement hence the capitalization). No one told you to wear collared shirts; it wasn’t a uniform.  You decided that’s what you needed to do.   It […]


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 […]