Is This the Moment?

We can all recall moments in our childhood when something changed. If you still spend holidays with any extended family, you know they come up almost every time you get together. The “thing” to change doesn’t need to be significant. It could be the way you saw the grown-ups in the family, or the firstContinue reading “Is This the Moment?”

Introverts Who Interact: A Mom’s Glimpse into YouTube Madness

As we parked our car, and piled out of it, I could feel my daughters’ nervous and excited energy. Their faces held expressions I hope to never forget. I had no idea what I had gotten myself into, but I knew I was glad I got to witness the emotions and expressions they were carrying.Continue reading “Introverts Who Interact: A Mom’s Glimpse into YouTube Madness”

Darn it! I Was Wrong about “Roseanne”

Just a few short months ago, I was a wide-eyed optimist… believing the revived TV sitcom could start a real conversation in America. I even wrote a blog about how she could be the one to change the conversation. I put Rosanne in quotes in this blog title, because I mean the TV show andContinue reading “Darn it! I Was Wrong about “Roseanne””

A Better Version of Me

I wrote those 5 words in an emotional letter to my father. October 5, 2016, I decided to just pour it all out onto a computer screen and push send. “It” was every emotion I had about my fatherless journey, and my father’s desire to change our relationship after 40+ years. Pushing send would push all myContinue reading “A Better Version of Me”

Why the Cubs Win Isn’t All About the Cubs

I have spent the past 12 hours, with a 3 hour nap in between, celebrating the end of a 108 year drought. Like millions of others, I watched to the very end, thinking how unbelievable it all is. Game 7 of the 2016 World Series was one of the best games of baseball I’ve everContinue reading “Why the Cubs Win Isn’t All About the Cubs”