THE BABY DILEMMA AT 37

I spent the better part of my flight from Seattle to Newark flirting with the baby in 27D. It wasn’t my fault: he started flirting with me first. I’m not a great flier under the best of circumstances, so when the chubby, blue eyed toddler across the aisle began to steal glances at me from… Read more »

GOD I MISS YOU

God I miss you   I miss you every morning when you walk in to school with your swollen backpack.   I miss you every heavy nap you take without being in my own arms.   I miss you every time I can’t wipe your tears as you scrape your newly formed skin.   I… Read more »

STEPFORD WIFE

As with any title or annotation in the pop-culture lexicon, a name can instantly conjure a feeling or communicate a message with distinct resonation. And the moniker, “Stepford Wives” does just that. Immediately, one conceives images of buttoned up, picture perfect women, living ala the “better half”, cookie-cutter even, all attempting to one-up each other… Read more »

WHERE IS SHE NOW

It was a Thursday afternoon. My daughter was napping and I was sitting, minding my own business, looking at my Facebook when a window popped up with people who have decided to mention me in the last month or so. Curiosity killed the cat. To my better judgment I stumbled (I’m using that term very lightly)… Read more »