Tag: guilt

On Vigilance, Viruses, and Vomit

We were minutes away from putting a big fat check mark in the “Grandparent Win” column when everything fell apart.

The grandchildren had been with us for a couple of days and everything was wonderful! They’d eaten well, napped on schedule, slept all night long, and we were packing them up to take them home, when I saw it: continue here

Bearing One Another’s Burden, Carrying Our Own Load

When are we supposed to help others, and when must we refrain? When should we ask for help and when should we refuse it? What if helping someone actually hinders him or her. What if helping them hurts continue here

Hidden Gems

Don’t tell Brian, but I lost a diamond earring. These are not the first diamond earrings I’ve lost. Both pairs were Christmas gifts from Brian.

I lost pair #1 in Memphis at my niece’s wedding. I’m continue here

Shame and Evil

This whole Harvey Weinstein debacle is bringing up a lot of questions, and while I surely don’t have all of the answers, I believe I know why women, and men, who have suffered sexual abuse wait so long to tell others about it. And I believe I know who is responsible for the culture that seems to think abuse is OK.

I was married for nineteen years before I told my husband that I continue here