Houston, Texas A Happy Accident

One idea. One moment. One thought. One place to start. Before my life is over I want to make sure I do my part. I have a lot to say and a lot of observations to make. But then I get stuck in my ...Read More

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