In Defense of Happy

In Defense of Happy

I've been following Arthur Brooks "How to Build a Life" at The Atlantic since its inception early last month. Touted as "tools you need to construct a life that feels whole and meaningful", his column explores the science behind well-being in an effort to provide new solutions to our ordinary challenges. And in a world that currently feels far [...]

Remembering.

Last night Clay and I were discussing our Cinco De Mayo plans (legit tacos and real margaritas at home because we literally can't do anything else) as we brushed our teeth when we remembered the significance of the day. It's not that we forgot - far from it - but 14 years later, May 5, [...]

I Did Not Like Today

I Did Not Like Today

On the Wednesday of that week back in March when aspects of our lives began to disappear like lights on a power grid, I received a phone call from the school health aide that my daughter's eye was pink and I needed to take her to the doctor before she could return to school. I [...]