I fought labor for months, spent countless hours in the hospital on my side, medicine and fluids dripping into me via IV. I took medication that made me shake and shiver in the hopes it would stop the relentless contractions. I endured two surgeries on my kidney.… Read More
In 2006, when an article about our family ran on MSNBC thus exposing us to the national news, one male blogger accused me of being a racist. He pointed out that I was a white woman with a white husband and another white baby who gave her black baby to a white woman with another white baby.… Read More
I felt really guilty about leaving them for the weekend.
No, no, that’s not right. I still feel really guilty about leaving them for the weekend. It’s complicated and messy and full of self-doubt and grief and questioning the Universe as to why things are the way they are.… Read More
I don’t follow celebrities. I’ve never been much into the celebrity scene, save for a couple of years in middle school when I bought Tiger Beat and plastered the inside of my second closet with glossy posters of the pretty people who graced my television and movie screens.… Read More
Today I went on a Laurel Highlands Canopy Tour at Seven Springs Resort.
That means I willingly and willfully jumped off of platforms set high atop trees and ziplined through the air to yet another platform set high in another tree.… Read More
The heated pool didn’t feel as warm today, the sun warming the air much more than yesterday. Still, I promised that I would get in, would swim with her. I watched for awhile, her mermaid hair floating behind her as she flipped in circles, swam back and forth across the pool.… Read More