Do you have any brothers or sisters?

Andrew, Age 6. Mad scientistHow I respond when asked if I have siblings. How do I answer that? Yes. No. I did. Whatever answer I give is awkward. If I say “yes,” then I’m telling the truth but if they prod…I’ll get to that in a second. If I say “no,” I feel like I’m … Continue reading Do you have any brothers or sisters?


My space at work. Two adorable faces staring back at me. Tomorrow starts another work week. When you were six or so you decided you wanted to be a scientist. Mom got you a lab coat, dad got you test tubes and I may have rolled my eyes. I always thought you were the smart one. … Continue reading Work.


A letter to my brother as I get my youngest daughter to sleep.