I was sixteen sitting in my high school psychology class. Our assignment was to create a timeline of our lives projecting ten years into the future. Bless our teacher, he must have thought us foolish. For he had the knowledge that adolescent plans rarely come to fruition. I’m twenty-six in 10 days. Ten years from … More Ticks in the Timeline
I have never met three little words as simple and complex and these. Each individual word is only one syllable, but it is as if every letter carries the weight of Kilimanjaro. Because each word means a million other words. At the conclusion of my first year of foster parenting, I wrote a post titled Loving … More The Language of “I Love You”/Loving My Teens
Apathy and over-concern, these are the two sides of a difficult dichotomy in which I function. I don’t know if this is common in all fields of work. I assume it is, but it is only exacerbated when your entire job is to serve people. There is this massive blending of my work with my person. … More The Thin Line
Sept 20th: Share a day in the life. Pictures, timelines, stats, however you like.