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Hiatus

Hiatus

Time passed. One day became two. Weeks became months. What began as a temporary absence evolved into a void. No writing. No journaling. No attempt at an opening paragraph. On occasion, I hastily blurted a random thought or two into a voice memo on my phone. But the...
Sleepless Nights

Sleepless Nights

You were closer to one year of age than two. Our family just three. Between surviving a combined internal medicine and pediatrics internship for me and navigating your young world for your mom, our days were challenging. But the nights. Those endless nights. As the...
Clarity of the Unknown

Clarity of the Unknown

Maybe it’s the Jeep with its top down, whipping thru the wind on the highway. Maybe it’s the music playing…a combination of new and old. Of fast and imploring. Of slow and restrained. Maybe it’s the caffeine from my first cup of coffee in a...
Bittersweet

Bittersweet

There you are amongst the crowd. One of thirty freshman.  And my breath is taken from me. For a moment, the briefest moment, everything else on my mind fades away. The whirlwind of stress that has been the background beat for the last several months is now muted, and...

Focus

I pull into the driveway, trying to leave that last of my work day behind. As I enter the house, I am greeted by the all too familiar semi-chaotic scene. Lola comes jumping into the hallway, happy to greet, while my kids stay somewhat immobile in their current...