Goober

Goober

Have you ever awakened and noticed a bit of gunk on the inside part of your eye? Perhaps you have a name for this crust that appears in the crook of your eyes when you sleep? When Sammy and Sophie were young, we called it “sleepy dust.” Maybe you call it something...
Gifts

Gifts

During my childhood, my family set up a nativity scene during Advent, the four weeks leading up to Christmas. It included a stable, cows, a donkey, sheep, shepherds, the angel Gabriel, Mary, Joseph, baby Jesus, and three wise men with their camels. While the figurines...
Home

Home

The mid-afternoon sun shone brightly as I slowly followed the signs for “Arrivals.” My heart beat in anticipation of seeing the long blonde hair and magnetic smile of Sophie, my daughter. I dropped her off in San Diego for the fall semester on August 10th and...