Category Archives: Musings & Rants: Life, Parenting, Relationships

India, October 2004

India  October 23, 2004   Part I:  I’m sitting in a scruffy internet cafe on my last morning in Delhi.  I had my chai and puri (lentil stew) accompanied by a book of Pakistani short stories at a stand by the train station … Continue reading

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Giving Children Giving Skills

Giving Children Giving Skills   “I told the kids where you were, and they are very proud of you,” my husband commented.  I had just returned from a small bookstore in Santiago, where we were vacationing.  I had been buying … Continue reading

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When Boasting isn’t Bragging

When Boasting isn’t Bragging   “I’m worried about Devin,” my friend Nella confessed recently.  We were sitting in my kitchen enjoying one of those quiet interludes that are so rare since we both became mothers.  Our children were running wild … Continue reading

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