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Better Times [Poem]

Better Times [Poem]

We all have rough days. You know, those days you wish you could push away and leave behind. As I parent my kids, and especially as I walk through adolescence with my seventh-grade daughter, I’m frequently reminded of the heartache, the unkind friends, and those disappointing¬†moments you wish you could change but can’t.

After Job Loss and Brain Surgery

After Job Loss and Brain Surgery

Having just undergone my sixth surgery, clearly I’m qualified to write about the healing process. My first taste of major surgery was thrust on me at the youthful age of 25, and it was brain surgery at that.