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"There is nothing to writing. You just sit down at a typewriter and bleed," said one of my favorite writers, Ernest Hemingway. Welcome to my website; this is where I sit at my Mac and bleed.

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She Is Strong

There will be times in our lives when our children are stronger than we are, though we seldom recognize it. The parental desire to protect overwhelms us, so we usually miss it. Last evening after tucking my daughter in for the night, I Continue Reading

Starting Over

Lately I seem to find the most clarity as I hang off the end of the diving board, hovering over the deep end of the pool. This is my new office, or rather it's my new office until the weather chases me back inside again. As I sit on my hard, Continue Reading

Tears on the First Day of School

On my daughter's first day of kindergarten, she was simply a rock star. No tears; only excitement for her. On the other hand, my stomach was in knots, and I had to beat back the urge to take my child by the hand and run. "I will not cry," I whispered Continue Reading

WaterAid, Building Something Incredible

Can you imagine your own children not getting an education, not realizing their dreams because there weren't any water taps or toilets available in the schools? WaterAid just launched an exciting, unique summer campaign to provide 12,000 kids in Continue Reading