Life lessons in gratitude from the laundry mat

Everything I needed to know, I learned at the local laundry mat. Coin laundries are often stark, undecorated places and through the years I’ve put more hours and quarters in them than I’d care to calculate. You see quite a slice of society in your local laundry business and since I spent most of college […]

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A tally of hectic parenthood in library fines

I love the library. I love the smell of books and even though we have been gifted a Kindle and use it frequently, I still prefer the feel of holding someone’s heart and thoughts in ink on a page. Sadly, my admiration for libraries does not translate to veneration of their rules and due dates. […]

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