Get out there and change the world

I cannot be this age. Truly. No milestone birthday looms this year. Instead, my youngest niece is about to graduate from college. And my friends’ children are studying to be journalists, doctors, scientists. I will not age myself and say that time flies—but I feel like I blinked at the Indy 500. My friend asked…

Pomp and circumstance

Not all moments are meant to be celebrated. Some are meant to pass through our hands as easily and quietly as grains of sand. It took my 13-year-old son to remind me of this truth. He was graduating from eighth grade. Not just any ‘ole eighth grade but that of a very small, very private…