Parenting Together

My nephew has just shared the exciting news that he and his wife are expecting a baby. My nephew admits that at first he was a bit nervous about becoming a parent. I think this is a good sign that he realizes what a big responsibility being a parent is and how much it changes […]

Guilt and Blame

Before going to bed last night, I asked my husband if he had locked the back door. He replied that he had. This morning I discovered that the door was unlocked. I am quite certain he believed he had locked it. However, I was tempted to tell him that I had found it unlocked. But […]

Trying to Force Solutions

This morning I took out a drawer from a 2-drawer plastic storage container so that I could have easier access to its contents. When I attempted to slide the drawer back into place, it wouldn’t go, so I tried it again, and again, and again. I tried it different ways — tilting it up, moving […]

Roles and Style

“All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players . . . “

– William Shakespeare –

All the world is indeed a stage and we are but players in it. As such, we play various roles; and, in each role we may have many costume changes.

My life partner […]