Reasons to be cheerful

Three years ago, things happened on this day that will forever make it an infamous anniversay in our family. It was the day everything changed. Because this was the day that our oldest son had a stroke. Our first night in the PICU at Johns Hopkins Hospital, I was talking with one of the wonderful doctors … Continue reading Reasons to be cheerful

And to think that I saw it on Mulberry Street

Morning Motorcade Originally uploaded by Justin Hamilton Only in Washington, DC, can a bunch of pedestrians glance over their shoulders only halfway wondering whether the sirens they hear are coming their way, confirm that they are not, and, realizing it's "just a motorcade", shrug, and continue across the street to their downtown destinations, juggling their … Continue reading And to think that I saw it on Mulberry Street

Time to change

Time To Change I post this in honor of my oldest son, who is nearly 13. Lately his looks are changing - he's getting the first wisps of dark hair on his upper lip, and - oh yes - his voice is changing. And, because I am a child of the 1960s,  I can't hear an … Continue reading Time to change