Now That Marriage is a Choice

Home from our honeymoon, I’m back in my car office, wondering what I might write or which scribbled-down words I might tweak. This is my pre-writing hour, this time while my kid is in yoga class stretching her limits … I find … Those words I wrote about marriage in Asheville … ...more

Quietly Dismissed

I was dismissed from morning drop-off this week. I mean, not entirely - I still have to drive the car - but as we approached the school on Tuesday morning, my daughter said to me:"Last time, Mama just dropped me off."...more

If the Shoe Fits

My daughter and I went shopping just before school was out, while the air was cool and tank tops were still a memory from last year. ...more

Mami, am I Black?

“Mami, am I Black?” “No, Sweetheart. You’re Brown.” That’s not much of an explanation, is it? ...more