Tonight I drove my daughter home from church.  It was a precious drive.  Tomorrow she will drive herself to school and these moments of captive conversation will be fewer and fewer.  So we did not waste our last car talk.  We spent it on my favorite teen discussion topic:  sex.  Despite the discomfort, I love […]

I remember the last time I sat on my mom’s lap. I was out of sorts. There was nothing really WRONG with me, I was just out of sorts. I was frustrated to tears and dropped to the floor in a fit when she scooped me up into her lap. For a moment I pretended […]

The holiday season was kicking off and I had just come home from an evening in downtown Denver. My daughter was sleeping off the heavy metal concert she had just gone to. My husband was sleeping off life. I was trying to find mine somewhere in the quiet. The quiet is a great friend, but […]