Anger

I’ve been angry lately. Anger is not the most conducive thing when it comes to parenting. I’ve been angry. But not because of my kids. So it’s hard. It’s hard to take that anger and deal with it. Use it constructively. Refuse to just shut down. Refuse to, as my forefathers did, find themselves at the bottom of a bottle.…

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A Mischievous Sparkle Extinguished

I lost my Great Uncle this week. It’s not that it was unexpected, though perhaps it was, as he was 91 years old and of course, that’s a good life. Still, the spectre of loss. The idea that I’ll never hear his voice again. It’s difficult. It’s sad. It’s left me a little off kilter all week. I first met…

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