Maybe you’re imagining a Someday which doesn’t make you feel the above – or any of it. Maybe your Someday is not the kind to make you jump out of your bed in the morning, but the kind that gives you the will to get through another day. Maybe your Someday is your last shot at happiness, or health. It may not be much but just enough to keep you going.

But we all have that one battle in our fairytale-like Someday stories, and we all know it as the infamous reality check.


On Choices

Differing views and values, past grievances and loss, can strain the best of us. It’s no wonder that some people stay estranged rather than try to understand, or to forgive. In the end, people can only decide this for themselves.

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Not Moving in Any Direction

As I returned this week and picked up where I’d left off at home, I realized that the dichotomous nature of my life on the road is mirrored elsewhere. I feel caught between two selves – the capable and more present one needed by my aging parents, and the increasingly separate and less capable one in my kids’ worlds, especially their digital ones.