The Elevator Challenge

Have you ever noticed how awkward elevator rides can be (especially in hospitals)?  The 7ft x 9ft squared contraption has a way of ushering in an uncomfortable silence.  People will be laughing it up, enjoying the humor of a friend, a video, a song, or a scene, but, as soon as the elevator doors open, [...]

Celebrating The Negatives

Patiently waiting on test results is a nerve-racking venture.  One, you are attempting to be respectful of the care-providers, trying to remember that overseeing your case is not their only responsibility.  Two, you are fighting against your own inflated imagination, battling the pessimistic voices that only promise doom and gloom.  Three, you are a concerned [...]

Under-aged Courage

During Lhorraine's pregnancy, I would often read Jesher literature that was far above his reading level.  Why?  I honestly don't know.  Maybe it was the first signs of unrealistic, parental goal-setting.  Or maybe my obsession with superhero films has compromised my thinking...causing me to believe that Jesher is a level-five mutant that can understand any [...]