My Gray Stripes

Becoming whole through family life. Desserts help.

Bring on dessert

I play a bantering game called “Best Title” with my journalist daughter.  It starts informally when one of us gives a title to a random life experience as if it … Continue reading

November 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mastery as motivation

My husband pushed me into the choppy cold water of Canyon Lake this past Veterans Day. No worries, I was in our new kayak. Actually there were worries, mainly, could … Continue reading

November 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Hardball life

Club baseball is crazy rough and tumble. Teams are brutal in how they cream the best prospects, quickly dumping players who don’t perform. Franchises run like slick costly machines. Some … Continue reading

November 8, 2012 · 5 Comments