The air captures perfect stillness on the river bed.  We pull up our waders and pull on our vests.  We lace our boots and apply sunscreen to the few spots of exposed skin on our arms and noses.  We lift our poles and head into the water.  The sensation that surrounds my legs and waist…

I ducked into the women’s room to take one more look in the mirror and one more deep breath. I can feel at home chatting up a large room of total strangers, but I felt surprisingly little enthusiasm when on the brink of joining this party which was already well underway. John and I were…

Sitting on the beach with my toes warmed from being buried in the sand, my senses were engulfed with the sounds of seagulls cawing in and out of the sky.  My daughters’ laughter shrieked up over the crashing waves as they tentatively toed their way into the icy cold waters.  I felt my entire body…

I sometimes wonder if our clients realize just how much we relate to their frustration when the other player doesn’t follow the rules of the game. When you return Jackson and Emily at precisely at noon like the court order says while the other parent strolls in 45 minutes late without so much as a…

Upon arriving to pick up my girls for a parenting exchange, there was Sophia successfully riding her bike without the training wheels.  Her pride and joy peek out of this picture.  I remember that feeling well – the flutter of a nervous stomach with the realization of upright and forward movement, the fear of falling,…