John’s Hernia

For James' third birthday I bought him a trampoline.  It wasn't a full size trampoline that you see in the backyard of your neighbors house, but it was large.  Our house had a sizable finished basement with plenty of room for the trampoline to fit.  I decided to buy it for James partly because I … Continue reading John’s Hernia

Mirror, Mirror

John's aggressive nature towards me had become my normal.  I imagine that almost all  relationships have moments where one of the partners comes off as aggressive or insensitive.  My relationship with John was made almost purely of these moments however.  At least once a day there would be a conversation that resulted in John chasing … Continue reading Mirror, Mirror

The Second Love of My Live

The day my daughter was born I found myself falling in love for the second time in my life.  As soon as she entered the world and was placed on my chest, tears leaked out of my eyes and streamed down my cheeks.  I was still shaking uncontrollably from the physical task that had just … Continue reading The Second Love of My Live