Slice of Life

Family Dinner is a Sacred Space

Growing up, dinner time was a time of togetherness. During the days of landlines, one of us would pick up the phone, take note of the caller, and politely tell them so-and-so would call them back, but I’m sorry, we’re having dinner right now. There was no background TV. There was only family and guests… Continue reading Family Dinner is a Sacred Space

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Casual Disappointment

https://soundcloud.com/john-mellencamp/jack-diane-album-version I am, for all the definitions floating around, a Millennial. No, I don’t remember anything about the Y2K freakout other than the four 5-gallon jugs of water my dad stashed in the basement “just in case,” but I do remember where I was on 9/11. Being a Millennial comes with a few unwritten stipulations:… Continue reading Casual Disappointment