Date Archives July 2015

Party of Three No Longer

  A variation of this piece was published on on November 15, 2015.   The early days of the “blended family” project   Sunday morning Benjamin came padding into my room — make that “our” room — around 7. “Mom,” he said. “I was looking out my window and I saw a … wait, what are those birds that are all red?” My brain attempted to swim up through the Jell-o of sleep and break the surface of of consciousness. “A cardinal,” I said. “Cardinal,” Joe mumbled, about one… Read More