Monthly archives: March 2015
UNCOVERING A DEEP-SEATED AMBITION WHILE DIGGING A TRENCH.WELL, SORT OF.
When my mother gave 14-year-old me my daily dose of advice that would help me in the future, she said: "I don’t care if you end up as a ditch-digger, just be a good one."
Clearly, she was tr[...]
AFTER ALL THESE YEARS, WHY POPS IS STILL TOPS
Technically, he’s my stepfather.
My bio-dad died of leukemia when I was three. Mom finally remarried the summer after I graduated from high school. I remember thinking, "Geesh, she’s 40, why bother?" What a pun[...]