Making Our Way to the Austin City Limits Music Festival

I went to bed at 2:00 a.m. I tossed and turned. Between tossing and turning, I checked my email, Facebook and Instagram.  My alarm went off. It was 3:00 a.m. Full of middle-of-the-night-melancholy, I contemplated leaving the boys for the weekend. It never gets ...Read More

Post Delay While We Heal Dave’s Big Brain

Often my writing is filled with angst-y, dark moments. It is true. For me, writing pain sentences comes easier than articulating light happy ones. Maybe it is because darkness literally fills me with pressure-cooker dread. Meaning, for my utter survival, I have to let ...Read More

High Anxiety

At 1:47 AM I walked into our bedroom. As you can imagine, I have not been sleeping much this week. Dave exclaimed, “My head hurts. I cannot sleep!” “Where does it hurt?” I asked. “Behind my eyes. It hurts behind my eyes!” Dave proclaimed. ...Read More

My Big Brain Dave, an Update

The brain is fascinating, subtle and nuanced. I love Dave’s big brain. As you know, right now Dave needs to recalibrate his. We are grateful he fell on his face (the head’s crumple zone). And we are even happier for those facial fractures. Supposedly ...Read More

Today I am Both of Us

Just after noon on Sunday I heard a knock on our front door.  Out of the corner of my eye I saw Dave and his friend standing outside. I thought to myself, “Doesn’t’ he have a key?” I heard a knock again as I ...Read More