This little light of mine..

This past New Year’s Eve, a Maryland lawmaker’s 25 year old son committed suicide. His devastated parents put out a press release that included the last sentence from the note that this young man left behind: “Please look after each other, the animals and the global poor for me. All my love, Tommy.’” I’m no…

The Cinco de Mayo Dilemma..

It was pretty chaotic… three of us squeezed into a tiny dorm room last week packing up and trying to move out. I was sitting on a box folding piles and piles of clothes and layering them into bins for transport. Every so often, my daughter’s roommate would let out a sigh and comment about…

Iron Maidens

My hands were deep into a sink of dirty dishes and before I could get done- I got hooked. I never watch (or play) golf, but the US Open was on TV and as I scrubbed my way through the stack of sticky pans I had used for brunch yesterday I found myself getting drawn…