Old sins, belated forgiveness

I had a brief conversation last week with someone I knew a long time ago. For the longest time - years, decades - I have thought of him as the bad penny that just reappeared at the worst possible moments. When I was feeling low and unhappy. When I was bitter and angry. When I…

Managing expectations

My Monday got off to a anger-fueled start ... not a good boost to the new week. Here is the reader's digest version of the why: My kids' dad widow¬†has a blog. Every couple of weeks I check in over there, just to see what she is writing about and if it includes any disparaging…