What Success Feels Like

He is a little short.  A little round.  A tad immature, socially. Not athletic…at all. He will probably never be the captain of any team, the king of homecoming, or the subject of adolescent fantasies shared over bedrolls at a sleepover. And he is self-aware enough to be okay with that. Instead of doing his […]

Silver and Gold

Yesterday, a friend and co-worker arrived with beautifully packaged “get well soon” goodies: hearty soup, individual portions of creamy mac and cheese (one of my all-time favs), festive cookies and soft buttery rolls.  I met her at the door with perhaps more energy and exuberance than she might have expected, but the mystery was quickly […]