The journals: teens and twenties

February 28, 2013

Longtime readers may remember that I’m a natural-born documentarian — witness this array of journals that are in a Rubbermaid container under my bed. Each day of my life since high school is accessible with a simple lifting of a bin lid. Justine recently excavated some of her old journals, going back in time. I […]

The Year of the Luz 2012

December 28, 2012

Quarter 1: My husband and I survive the world’s worst Date Night. Quarter 2: The Today Show‘s “experts” get schooled by my kids about open adoption. Quarter 3: Checkmating my children. WIN! Quarter 4: almost exactly a year after I announce that I have a book deal, I finally have a cover to show for […]

Worlds collide

December 22, 2012

I thought something was up several weeks ago when my husband, Roger, said to me, “I want you to do something to make you feel good about yourself. Why don’t you make a list of all of your friends?” So I did and I showed it to him. See? I have friends in the computer […]

Time Warp Tuesday: Gifts

December 11, 2012

We’re revisiting posts about “gifts” for Time Warp Tuesday, the monthly blog hop offered by Kathy at Bereaved and Blessed. A timely topic for the month of the Magi, fully-laden sleighs and gelt. Kathy directs us this month to: Choose a post from your archives in which you wrote about one or more gifts that […]