With a five-year-old son, who apparently has no fear of injury, there are plenty of moments of pain. Now sometimes he will whine because he wants a popsicle at 7:30 am or can't believe we have to sleep again today, but occasionally there are real moments of vulnerability and pain, whether physical or emotional. Sometimes … Continue reading Weakness

Pride Hit

I lost my job last week. It wasn't all that dramatic really. A simple downsizing issue. My performance was adequate, good relationship with my boss, etc. But from a team of eight I was the only one laid off. The "powers that be" chose me, which is fine. I've had a little time to digest … Continue reading Pride Hit