Tag: holidays

  • How the Light Gets In

    How the Light Gets In

    “Start again,” I heard them say, “Don’t dwell on what has passed away or what is yet to be.” — Leonard Cohen

  • Father’s Day Redux

    At our Father’s Day cookout yesterday, with four generations of our clan milling about, all our temperamental differences and likenesses were on parade. As adoptive parents, my husband and I never assumed that we’d be like our children temperamentally or vice-versa. In fact, the emotional distance we experienced with our own mothers prepared us to become better […]

  • Afterword

    What was your holiday Afterword this year?

  • Doorway

    In that moment, I saw and I knew the source of my irritation. I saw the pattern and the connection.