Finding humor in an old wound

This weekend I’m going to meet my new grand-niece, and for a few days jump into the lives of first-time parents. The introductory months of being a parent are generally so traumatic most of us don’t even remember them! Sleep deprivation and worry, the physical pain of tender private parts, and the sudden, absolute realization that your life as you knew it is over. Everyday becomes a blur as soon as another sunrise pops up. There are so many things about being a parent no one tells you about; and now that I’m over fifteen years past that phase of…

Shannon Driskill

I make a mean martini; am often reading; and usually thinking about my relationships, my teenagers and how I’m probably messing them up.

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