I had no inkling, the first time I learned I was pregnant, of the combination of awe and regret that motherhood would stitch into my soul. But my firstborn, now 26, has long eclipsed the age I was when I gave birth to him, and I find myself marveling over the realization that I have been a […]
It stems back to a different phone call. The phone call where I learned Jimmy’s mom had been killed in a car accident in a car that had made it’s own somersault launch from the freeway. We know it happens. We lived it. That is a phone call I never ever want to get again.
It is not unusual for my daughter and me to create time together. I absolutely love that weeks before her 13TH birthday she still says these words — “I can’t wait to spend the afternoon with just you mom!” As it happened this past weekend we planned to spend Sunday afternoon together, a day that also coincided with the […]
REAL life that is. What’s a “Pseudo Life?” you may be thinking. Of course all lives are real. But more times than not what is depicted for us as viewers of Television and Big Screen is a small view. Kind of like looking into a telescope backward? Things get narrow and really far away. Now we […]