Archive for March 2013

My Only Child Is Lonely and It's All My Fault

Last night it happened, the moment I’d been dreading for years. After dinner and before bedtime, my six-year-old daughter broke down crying and said to me, “When Dad comes home it feels like you two are together and I’m off on my own.” It felt like I’d been punched in the stomach. She’s my only... Read more »

Why I'm Downsizing, Everywhere

I’m on a rampage. I’m not sure how it started and I don’t quite understand why it’s happening, but I’ve been purging crap from just about every area of my life. I have to say, it feels amazing and totally freeing. Is downsizing the next big thing?  According to two articles in the New York... Read more »

When Cops Break Little Girls’ - And Their Mothers’ - Hearts

I don’t believe in knights in shining armor or princes riding in on white horses to save the day. But I do believe in cops. I believe they’re real people who operate, for the most part, with noble intentions. At least I did, until this past weekend. On Friday, I was driving through a leafy... Read more »