Inquiry

One thing I have learned is that writers are secretive. When I was waiting to pitch my book idea, I was seated next to two other ladies on the same mission. We made small talk. We talked about are nerves. And then, I asked the question…”what is your book about?”, which apparently is a taboo… Continue reading Inquiry

Later

I made a decision several years ago to disconnect from certain relationships. I referred to it as a “spiritual cleanse” but it was really ridding myself of people whose purpose no longer served me. It was the action of being true to me. It was the process of shedding some weighty baggage. Was it easy?… Continue reading Later

Just A Dance

Last night I attended a gala that supports our community of Down syndrome individuals and Bailey was my date. He was a really bad date. Doesn’t having a date guarantee a dance partner? Yes, I realize it isn’t an obligation. After all, I am simply his mother. The one that endured nine months of morning… Continue reading Just A Dance

Confusion

It was quiet yesterday. No demanding calls from my mother. No inquiries from my youngest on how to construct an email that “doesn’t sound angry” but gets the point across. It was heaven. I managed to get in the zone and collaborate with my hosts of characters living within my mind. It is imperative that… Continue reading Confusion