On Having a Boy

From the time I was sixteen, I pictured having a daughter. Somehow it had never occurred to me that I might have a boy--it just didn’t seem like an option. Boys were for people who had brothers growing up. I have a sister. When I used to ask my mom whether she’d wanted girls or … Continue reading On Having a Boy

Finding a Space for Conversation

Dear America, How did we become so divided? We started out 236 years ago as a group of people looking for new beginnings.  We wanted the freedom to practice our own religions, the ability to have our voices heard in government.  (It is to be noted that we fought for those things at the expense … Continue reading Finding a Space for Conversation