Love Trumps Hate

To the man who yelled, “The president still loves you!” at me today upon seeing my “Love Trumps Hate” bumper sticker: Because you hollered at me from your car as you were driving away, I gather that you did not … Continue reading

Invasion of the Mustard Plants!

When we moved into our Ginter Park home fourteen years ago, I had grand plans. The back yard was huge by city standards, perfect for our young son and this aspiring gardener. I had a vision of all the children … Continue reading

My Heart Belongs to Summer

“There’s never enough time to do all the nothing you want.” Bill Watterson, Calvin & Hobbes My grief is palpable.  All summer I planned a singular week by the sea – one week in which to process the vast changes … Continue reading