Good morning and Happy Mother’s Day. I’m drinking out of my Mom’s cup this morning. On the inside, it says ‘love the moment.’ How fitting for today. Complicated. That’s what today is for me. The first Mother’s Day without my mom and the looming anniversary of her death have made the last few weeks…complicated. There … Continue reading Loving the Moment and Loving the Meh of Mother’s Day
Every St. Joseph's Day, for as long as I remember, my mom would regale us with the story of the Swallows of Capistrano. She would do this while cooking us breakfast when we lived at home, or in a phone call to me at work when I was on my own. I'm even lucky enough … Continue reading Celebrate the Miracle of the Swallows of Capistrano
Leaving Neverland isn’t a Disney movie or a sequel to Peter Pan. It’s a horror film in the form of an HBO documentary detailing the tragic sexual abuse of two boys - two little boys aged 7 and 12 - at the hands of Michael Jackson. I cringed while watching all four hours of the … Continue reading Leaving Neverland Broke My Heart.