Parents Should Be Seen, Not Heard

This week, for Write on Edge, the editors asked us to write a memoir detailing a moment in which some aspect of linguistics or dialect played a prominent role. I am continually amazed at how open the kids in my carpool always are, as if I wasn't even there. It certainly gives me a better … Continue reading Parents Should Be Seen, Not Heard

Sundays Just Got Holier

Me: "Does that look like a water spot above the kitchen table?" DW: "Yeah, but I'm sure it was from when the kids overflowed the toilet." Me: "So you don't think it's a leak?" DW: "Nope." A month later. Me: "I think that spot is getting bigger. Maybe there really is a leak." DW: "You're … Continue reading Sundays Just Got Holier