I’m not sure I should post this Archive

  • One of my first official acts as a newly minted 40-year-old was to help my mother pronounce my stepfather dead after a prolonged and terrible brain illness. It was dawn […]

    Tract for the Day of the Dead

    One of my first official acts as a newly minted 40-year-old was to help my mother pronounce my stepfather dead after a prolonged and terrible brain illness. It was dawn […]

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  • The other day, my son was asked to draw a picture of something he is grateful for. He made semi-scribbly, red twisty lines. Above them, he wrote “DNA.” I asked […]

    The re-education of a science mom

    The other day, my son was asked to draw a picture of something he is grateful for. He made semi-scribbly, red twisty lines. Above them, he wrote “DNA.” I asked […]

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  • When I went out East in August, I was beginning to feel lighter. I felt invisible at BlogHer, but that was mainly because you have to work so hard to […]

    Invisible

    When I went out East in August, I was beginning to feel lighter. I felt invisible at BlogHer, but that was mainly because you have to work so hard to […]

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  • I wish I felt comfortable writing my way through this time. I’d like to tell you about the fact that my son and I have been living at my mother’s […]

    This inverted life

    I wish I felt comfortable writing my way through this time. I’d like to tell you about the fact that my son and I have been living at my mother’s […]

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