We all are many things to many people, and throughout the course of any given day, we play a variety of roles.  Parent. Partner/Spouse. Employer/Employee.  Friend.  Sibling.  Volunteer.  The list goes on and on, but just when I thought I… Read More ›

The Laundry Room

At the day shelter for homeless men where I am privileged to work, there are countless moments of immense joy and heartbreaking sorrow experienced by the nearly 200 men who walk through our doors each day.  Some of these men come… Read More ›


Yesterday, I made the decision to end a decade long relationship.  Like most relationships, this one wasn’t perfect, and for awhile, it worked rather well.  Then, things began to change.  Small annoyances and inconveniences morphed into significant issues, and despite… Read More ›