On Birthdays and Time

I contemplated it all — the wonderful, the ugly, the profound — under the cloudless sky, as I listened to sounds of my children laughing. Why do some of us make it this far, when others do not have the chance? It feels bittersweet, at times, this business of living. … More On Birthdays and Time


I found myself vulnerable and a bit afraid in my doctor’s office today. As we discussed plans for my health, I was unable to focus on the context of the conversation, and fixated on a certain phrase which was frequently repeated: “In young women we would do xyz, yet, as women get older, we tend … More Thirty