A Letter to Bristol Palin

Hey Bristol,You don't know me, nor do I know you.  I don't even know much about your mother or her politics, having been scarred in childhood by parents who were so politically active dinner was sometimes forgotten.  I've never even watched Dancing with the Stars.All I know is that you are a woman, a daughter, a sister, and now, a mother--one without a husband, with all the stigma that brings.It's funny, isn't it, how quick the world is to point fingers at public sins?  Being pr … [Read more...]

Once Upon a Time

I once read a fairy tale about a land where no one had any extended family—no aunts, no uncles, no cousins. They did not even have brothers or sisters. The evil prince had outlawed siblings because he did not think he got his fair share of things when he was a child.In the whole land, no one had ever fought over who got the top bunk, or whether to go swimming or to the movies, or what they should eat for supper.No one ever screamed, “No fair! She got more ice cream!”No one ever found … [Read more...]


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