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I’m not sure I’ve ever really considered Leap Day a holiday, but I’ve always been intrigued by this special day. My fascination with the day grew infinitesimally when my cousin became a mother back in 2000 on this very day. I’ll never forget the way she grinned about the fact that of course, her child would […]
I knew she would have to decide on her own. From that first lesson when I pushed her too far, she didn’t want to participate. Every Monday night for three weeks, we went, we sat, and I spent the hour swallowing the annoyance that I’d spent good money for her to watch. But, I waited. […]
I remember walking through Grandma’s kitchen recently, seeing the very same Tupperware cookie jar on the counter, then same smokey grey classes in her cupboards and even the same white dishes with the ivy pattern around the edges. She got a new stove and the drawer I used to play in as a toddler has […]