The Next Right Thing

This piece began with a journal entry written back in 2013. Our unexpected apartment move late last year inspired me to dig through the piles of old journals I keep packing and unpacking so I could consolidate and transcribe their contents worth saving (my journals tend to be a hodgepodge of grocery lists, to-do lists, […]



Slivers (aka splinters) became a hot topic in our house toward the end of summer vacation. Weeks of running recklessly barefoot finally caught up to both of my boys, and we faced three sliver extractions in as many days. My youngest son started the sliver fest with a doozey, maybe more accurately categorized as an […]