Life is difficult.
M. Scott Peck opened The Road Less Traveled with that line and I don’t guess I know anyone who’d disagree. A few weeks ago, when my family was in the midst of yet another minor crisis, my dad asked me, “Aren’t you glad you gave up on waiting for life to . . . → Read More: Life Is Difficult
Yesterday, New Mexico State District Judge Alan Malott issued the order: all clerks in Bernalillo and Santa Fe counties must begin issuing marriage licenses “without regard to the couples’ sexual orientation or gender” by today at 8 am, making them the second and third counties in which same-sex marriage is legal. As of this moment, . . . → Read More: I Now Pronounce You MARRIED
Alternative title: The Most Fun You Can Have While Reminding Yourself Not To Lock Your Knees
The good folks of BlogHer put the videos of the 2013 Voices of the Year readings on YouTube today and I just finished watching the whole event, top to bottom. Can I just say, holy wow. I mean, . . . → Read More: BlogHer Voices of the Year: The Videos
Carter doesn’t talk about his illness. Not ever. Not to his dad and me, not to his therapist, not to his psychiatrist, not to anyone.
If asked why he goes to therapy, he says, “I go to talk”
If ashed why he takes medicine, he says, “I need it,” or, “My mom tells me . . . → Read More: Eyes Open, Eyes Closed
My dogs knocked over the kitchen trash during the night last night and spread tissues and coffee grounds all over the house.
I took Carter to get blood work done this morning and the orders weren’t in the computer system, so we have to go back again tomorrow.
It took me over . . . → Read More: All this, and yet…