Dear 23 Year-Old Me

43 seems like a really long time away, doesn’t it? It’s not. Just when things start to get interesting, life has a funny way of speeding up on you.  But don’t worry.  Things turn out pretty good.  Better than good, actually.  Nothing like you expected, but one of the great things about being older is…

Fathers and Daughters

Today would have been my father’s 68 birthday. Instead, it’s another day on the calendar.  There are no cards to send, no phone calls to make, no need to juggle the time difference to make sure no one is too sleepy or having dinner or rushing to the phone in the middle of the night….