Thanks for Being Here: Uncle Dan

I love listening to Kelly Corrigan’s podcast. For the last while she has a short post each Sunday morning entitled “Thanks for Being Here” in which she reads a tribute submitted about someone’s loved one. I’m sure that was part of the swirl that prompted me to process my Uncle’s illness and death in thisContinue reading “Thanks for Being Here: Uncle Dan”


A Case of the Shoulds

The past few weeks have been a battle of the “shoulds.” I’m experiencing the cultural pressure to be productive, to launch some creative project, to lose ten pounds, to mother with color-coded charts, theme days, crafts, and made-from-scratch meals, and above all to be grateful.