Everyday Echoes:  What is the Center of your Universe?

What is Narcissism, Actually?

While I’m glad that psychological concepts are making their way into our everyday discourse, I’m rather troubled by the fact that they’re being misappropriated, and misused so widely.  I’ve noticed that there are people (writers, influencers, whomever), who are...
It’s Not a Mom’s Job

It’s Not a Mom’s Job

I’m not a mom.  I acknowledge that readily.  Every mom on the face of the planet knows more about being a mom than I do, and I want to own that.  So, I offer my thoughts here with humility and some sense of my own place in the world.  And, I hope that they might be...
Aunt Peggie

Aunt Peggie

As I write this, my Aunt Peggie is nearing the end of her life.  She is in her 90s now, and it’s given me pause to reflect on who she is to me, and what her presence in my life has meant.  Despite the gap in age, time, and beliefs, she is important to me.  She is...