He left and she stayed.

She’s been my second mother for over half my life.  She has said many times to me, “You guys got divorced. I didn’t get divorced.” I’ve grappled with that a lot. How much does the relationship title matter? What are we now to each other? He left. She stayed. There is no one else here […]

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What if I am good enough?

Over the past few years, people have said to me, “You should write a book.” And, as my family continued to experience unique situations, we would oftentimes lighten the mood by saying, “This will be a good chapter in ‘The Book.” As much as it did appeal to me to be an author, I didn’t […]

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