Searching for a solution to the puzzle?

Searching for a solution to the puzzle?

Our culture loves certainty. We love being right. We idolize right answers, and demonize those who can’t give clear, definitive right answers. Too wishy-washy. Too waffly.   When I was a student, I strived for right answers. Right answers meant success. The world...
Stuck in a story? Rosie, Cinderella, or ?

Stuck in a story? Rosie, Cinderella, or ?

The other day my husband and I unearthed our childhood photo albums. They were tucked away in the closet under the stairs like a collection of obedient, rectangular Harry Potters waiting for someone to notice them. My husband found his old track album filled with...
What to do when it’s all too much.

What to do when it’s all too much.

Yesterday, my youngest sang Hamilton songs while doing dishes. (We’re late to the Hamilton party, but glad to finally understand the hype.) After singing “Look around, look around, how lucky we are to be alive right now”, he looked at me and said,...
What colors your lens?

What colors your lens?

The world is full of multiple perspectives. It fascinates me to try and understand how the world looks to other people. Even in our own homes, everyone has their own special lens through which they see the world. Ultimately, it’s my own perspective that filters my...