15

Today my sweet daughter Allie turns fifteen.  I came across a letter yesterday, posted on one of my new favorite sites, brainpickings.org.  It’s from Jackson Pollock’s dad, to him, written in 1928.  While it’s not terribly emotion filled, it is, quite touchingly, what we as parents so want to convey to our children when they’re … More 15

the day between

June 9, which was yesterday, is my wedding anniversary.  Tomorrow, June 11, is my daughter’s fifteenth birthday. Today is June 10, which I’ve labeled [the day between].  Truthfully, it’s not just any day, it’s the anniversary of the day in 1990 when I graduated college. In a small way, it seems significant to me that … More the day between