A Time to Be Born and a Time to Die: Coping with Loss

Loss? It hurts. It hurts deep—and wide. It cuts in ways we can never anticipate. It feels like a renting of the soul—a tearing away of something so vital we often feel empty in response. Saying goodbye to loved ones, leaves us reeling. Dizzy. Absent. There’s no magic wand, you know? There’s no invocation that will … Continue reading A Time to Be Born and a Time to Die: Coping with Loss

Velcro and Baby Poop: How NBC’s The Office Saved My Mother’s Day

Journal Entry: Friday, May 11 10:42am - Today I woke up feeling bleh. No reason in particular. It happens. Typically, I'm bouncing for joy for one reason or another. But today feels different. I feel unusually sad. Like an invisible hand slapped me into a reality I cannot escape. Words that normally ring in the ears … Continue reading Velcro and Baby Poop: How NBC’s The Office Saved My Mother’s Day