At the time, I had no idea why I was so drawn to, and was devouring day-by-day, Amy Bloom’s beautiful collection of short
I have a chip on my shoulder the size of Kentucky. Why Kentucky, you ask? Because it’s the state of my birth and the birthplace
“When people feel stuck, they often withdraw. They pull back into their own closed-off space, both emotionally and physically
"You had a beautiful baby boy." Those were the first words I heard after my child was born. I named him Daniel and started dressing him in clothes made for boys. But, raising a child is often full of the unexpected.
A few weeks before my son Danny's 4th birthday, I asked him what he wanted to be for Halloween. "I wanna be a princess," he said. He didn't hesitate for a second. But I did. I cringed inside and tried hard not to show it.