Monthly Archives: March 2014

Remember Why You Started

Walking the freezing streets of New York City in January [1], I wasn’t willing to stop my forward motion for much. I chaperoned with an iron fist, kind of. “Go. Move. Keep walking. Tighten it up. Come on.” The only things that halted me were window displays of perfect macarons and this: A coffee shop […]

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Little Sister

So when I went to the Memorial Service this weekend, I didn’t want to go alone. Because who wants to go alone? Am I right? (The answer is yes, you’re right. No one wants to go alone.) So I picked up my brother and took him with me. An interesting (to me) thing happened when […]

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Fragile Humans

Yesterday, at a memorial service for a man I love, I had a new/remembered realization about the fragility of human life. Not just the fragile part at the beginning when life is new and babies are breakable or at the other end when, well, life ends and stuff, but the truly fragile middle part. The […]

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Sweet News

So my Kid 2 is pretty awesome. This is not a surprise to anyone who knows her, or who’s hung around much here. But this week, she even surprised me. See, there’s this club at school, FBLA (which stands for Future Business Leaders of America, as you may know), that she joined in the fall […]

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Thinks I Think

So I’ve been learning things about myself and thinking thinks about those things. Here is one. I have a tendency to take upon myself the feelings other people are feeling. This could be considered a good thing – compassion, empathy, like that. That can’t be bad. When someone is happy, I’m happy with them. When […]

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