My Gray Stripes

Becoming whole through family life. Desserts help.

The finish line

Suddenly and shockingly bombs at the Boston Marathon exploded.  When my daughter, Devin, told me she was going to train to run a marathon, I wasn’t surprised.  I did my … Continue reading

April 18, 2013 · 8 Comments

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

Theater shooting

A few days ago on Thursday, July 19th my sixteen-year-old son was doing his chores with great energy.  I knew something was up.  “Mom, I’m going to make some calls … Continue reading

July 23, 2012 · 3 Comments