Modern Motherhood

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    Stardust and NASA Stickers

    This post is dedicated to my Papa, Dr. James Costanza (November 26, 1935 — October 9, 2015) My arms are glowing. There is glitter everywhere. Glimmers of gold dust sparkle from my wrists to my…

    November 21, 2018
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    My Lonely

    It’s 5:00 PM, I open the duel panels to the refrigerator, glancing at one side and then the other. I crouch down to the lowest shelf and see what I’m looking for– a long…

    August 30, 2018
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    Wonder Woman

    I walk through the open sliding glass doors – leaving Children’s Hospital. Tyler moves ahead of me with all of the gear we need to make it through a lengthy post-hospitalization pulmonary appointment: our…

    June 29, 2018
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    The Thin Place

    The tide is out– leaving an open beach of wet sand and swirling, foaming, ankle high waves. I watch my 16- month-old son run back and forth, back and forth, from puddles of water…

    February 1, 2018