My Father vs. All Those Mothers Out There

Husband whispered something solicitous in my slumbering ear when he came to bed last night. After almost 30 years of marriage, solicitous interest is almost as sexy as the salacious stuff.  Caring enough to offer a favorite ratty old blanket can be as loving as tearing the blankets off, although there’s certainly a place for […]

Escape from Mediocrity

That is the title of a professional development class I am obliged to attend recently: “Breaking Out of Self-Imposed Prisons.”  Good thing I attend a lecture on “Stamping Out Stress” right beforehand — having to admit that I’m mired in mediocrity makes me remarkably tense.  Who but the mediocre would sign up for such a […]