To the person who doesn’t want to give up their subway seat for my kid…

I have taught my own children to give up seats for those who need it, whether it be at church or on a train.

But I’m also the mom who needed the seat for my kid.

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the stuff of nightmares

I’m not talking about the presidential election this year. No, I’m talking about the things that, if they don’t keep us awake at night, our subconscious haunts us with in our dreams. I’ve always been a vivid dreamer, even from childhood. I can remember being five years old and “remembering” that I – along with…

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In case I’m not clear, our life is a good one

I turned on the Olympics, the sound of the announcers voices luring Maura to the room where I was at. “Swimming pool!” she stated. “Yep. They’re swimming.” Maura plops down on the couch next to me. She spots that I’m knitting. She gets up and goes over to where I keep the acrylic yarns, picks…

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