For many children in DeKalb County, this was the first week of school.   In my household, this was one of the biggest weeks of our lives.  After four years of cobbling together childcare, straining both the boundaries of friendship and the goodwill of employers, hiring nannies and sitters, rushing home to drive the boys […]

As part of my weekly spiritual reflection, I consult various oracles, and one of those is the Revised Common Lectionary.  This is a scheduled portion of scripture used by many Christian preachers to ground their sermon, resulting in a potentially synchronized message across distance. I love the Revised Common Lectionary, because it means a mother […]

? How many of you have ever visited the Ocean ballroom at the Georgia Aquarium?  Let me see a show of hands. If you’ve ever been there, it’s similar to any other ballroom, except one of the walls is actually one of the largest fish tanks, and the other wall is the side of the […]

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