Last night I abandoned my husband and son to enjoy an evening at the theater. Granted, it was a youth production of The Wizard of Oz in which my niece played a cornstalk, but, still. A night at the theater is a night at the theater. As I watched my niece, brandishing her stalk as […]
Every Friday evening, people crowd into a hot, stuffy snack bar or sit on hard, metal bleachers that shake no matter what size person climbs them. People arrive after long, stressful weeks at work or minding children at home bearing coffee, knitting supplies, books, phones, laptops and even a majestic Black Lab Seeing Eye dog. […]
I am here for HIM. I am here because I can be. I am here to share one in a dwindling number of experiences I will be able to share with him as he gets older. Next year, in middle school, parents are not allowed to attend assemblies with their kids. They need to be more “autonomous.” So especially this year, his last in elementary school, I am treasuring every ounce of pleasure I see on his face.