Hit

At 4:10pm on Memorial Day I was chopping red and orange peppers on my black granite kitchen island.  It was beautiful outside and company was arriving in less than an hour for a cook out.  The kids and Enzo were playing out front with Tim.  As long as one of us is...

Still

In Brene Brown’s “The Gifts of Imperfection,” she says, “Stillness is not about focusing on nothingness; it’s about creating a clearing.  It’s opening up an emotionally clutter-free space and allowing ourselves to feel and think and...

Homework

On my kitchen table is a shiny fire engine red folder.  It’s a happy folder on its exterior.  The irony is that on the inside lies 7 homework assignments, itching to be completed.  Assignments that aren’t being completed in class, when they’re...