Reunion Revelations

This weekend is my 25th college reunion. A time for returning to old haunts, reintroducing oneself to former class mates and reminiscing with long lost friends. A weekend filled with all sorts of activities, planned events and impromptu gatherings. Sounds great! And yet, I chose not to go. This decision is probably not a big surprise to others in my class who remember me. I was never much of a joiner. And as much as Read More …

An Open Letter to My Children

  An open letter to my children written during a few moments I had alone this Mother’s Day Dear Children, When you think of me, and I know you do (I am your mother after all), I hope you think of me with fondness and love. That is certainly the way I think of you. I am not saying that I don’t understand that there will be times when you are angry or frustrated with Read More …