My Gray Stripes

Becoming whole through family life. Desserts help.

The Boss chose me

My best friends chipped in their precious pennies to purchase a birthday gift for me, The River by Bruce Springsteen, when I “was just seventeen.” While I owned other albums … Continue reading

December 18, 2012 · 3 Comments

Fun, play, and toy guns

My first son was running around outside with happy abandon. He was a smiley 4-year-old at the time, full of energy and heart, when I noticed he was playing with … Continue reading

July 10, 2012 · 5 Comments