How We Can Help ‘Spare’ Children

How We Can Help ‘Spare’ Children

Prince Harry’s autobiography is making international headlines and it quickly reached the top of the best sellers’ list. I confess a complete lack of curiosity regarding all things related to the British monarchy. However, the title of Harry’s book, Spare,...
A Good Man Is Hard to Lose

A Good Man Is Hard to Lose

We put a good man in the ground last week, or at least, the shell he last inhabited. It wasn’t what it used to be, before his 94 years took their toll. He wasn’t the only good man I knew, but the only one I called Daddy, even when he no longer knew what to call me, or...
By the Way | The Right Side of the Grass

By the Way | The Right Side of the Grass

I resolved some years ago to stop tracking birthdays, although I do have to calculate several times a year. Let’s see, 1954 to 2000 is 46, then add … what year is it again? This birthday, number 68, would be unremarkable but for the fact that my father succumbed to...
A Mother’s Heart

A Mother’s Heart

We had a plan. We executed it perfectly. And then, on September 21, 2022, it completely fell apart. In premarital counseling, Josh and I dreamed of having a big family. We wanted four kids: two girls, two boys. My goal was to be finished having babies by age 35....